Professionalism webinar: U.S. Qualification Standards—Key Aspects and your FAQs Answered

March 14, 2012
12:00-1:30 p.m. Eastern

As an actuary, it’s imperative for you to understand the U.S. Qualification Standards and how to maintain compliance with these standards if you provide statements of actuarial opinion in the United States. The Council on Professionalism presented the U.S. Qualification Standards and took an in-depth look into the more complicated aspects relating to qualifications and practicing U.S. actuaries, including changing practice areas and emerging practices. Panelists also provided clarification about certain key provisions of the standards and answered questions during this 90-minute webinar.

This webinar was presented by the Academy’s Council on Professionalism and cosponsored by the SOA, CAS, CCA and ASPPA.

NOTE ON JBEA CE CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE: You will not be able to receive a certificate of attendance for listening to any recorded webinars. In order to receive a JBEA CE Certificate of Attendance you must attend the live event, follow the instructions provided during the live event, and you must request your certificate by completing the online form within 30 days of attending the live event.


John Morris, MAAA, FSA
  • Chairperson, Committee on Qualifications
Kenneth Quintilian, MAAA, FCAS
  • Member, Committee on Qualifications
Moderator: Sheila J. Kalkunte
  • Academy Assistant General Counsel and Primary Liaison to the COQ

*The opinions expressed by the panelists during this presentation do not represent the opinions of any of the boards or committees of the Academy, or any other actuarial organization.

The American Academy of Actuaries believes in good faith that your attendance at this live professionalism webinar, “Professionalism webinar: U.S. Qualification Standards—Key Aspects and your FAQs Answered,” constitutes an organized activity as defined under the current Qualification Standards for Actuaries Issuing Statements of Actuarial Opinion in the United States. Under these Qualification Standards, an hour of continuing education is defined as 50 minutes, and fractions of an hour may be counted.

The Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries (JBEA) has approved the Academy as a qualifying sponsor of continuing professional education (CPE) programs for enrolled actuaries.

If you are an enrolled actuary, the Academy believes in good faith that you may earn 1.8 CPE core credits under the JBEA rules for attending this live webinar. However, the JBEA ultimately determines what constitutes core and non-core continuing education and the number of CPE credit hours allocated to same for enrolled actuaries. During the live webinar, instructions will be given to attendees on the process for obtaining certificates of attendance.

To constitute formal CE under the JBEA regulations, there must be three (3) or more people involved in substantive pension services physically present at your webinar location.