This regular column in Actuarial Update highlights the ASB’s work and other important professionalism issues.

In the April “Professionalism Counts” column, Keith Passwater, chairperson of the Academy’s Committee on Qualifications, outlines the “look in the mirror” test in determining professional qualification to accept and complete an actuarial assignment. (Actuarial Update, April 2016)

March 2016

In the March “Professionalism Counts” column, Ken Kent, vice president of the Council on Professionalism, underlines objectivity and independence as central in maintaining credibility and public trust. (Actuarial Update, March 2016)

In the February “Professionalism Counts” column, Academy General Counsel and Director of Professionalism Paul Kollmer-Dorsey offers his first impressions of U.S. actuarial professionalism, concluding that the Academy has established the right set of values, the right set of standards, and the right set of institutions to guide the profession. (Actuarial Update, February 2016)

In the January “Professionalism Counts” column, learn how to find answers for your questions regarding actuarial qualifications, including the Committee on Qualifications’ frequently asked questions hub. (Actuarial Update, January 2016)