The ASB recently approved an exposure draft of a revision of ASOP No. 17, Expert Testimony by Actuaries. The proposed revised standard will apply to actuaries who are qualified as experts under the evidentiary rules applicable in a forum when they provide testimony in court hearings, dispute resolutions, depositions or other adversarial proceedings, and in rate hearings. The proposed revised standard will not apply to an individual whose testimony and qualification as an expert is unrelated to the individual’s education, training, experience, or employment as an actuary.

The comment deadline for the exposure draft is June 30, 2017 and can be viewed under the “Drafts” tab in “Current Exposure Drafts.”