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Q3 2019 VM-21 survey results

In the third quarter of 2019, Milliman consultants and actuaries conducted a survey to establish market best practices in the application of VM-21: Requirements for Principle-Based Reserves for Variable Annuities. Written into the requirements are several decision points for the application of the standard which are at the discretion of the carrier. The survey summarizes responses from 25 variable annuity carriers regarding these decision points. The carriers surveyed are diverse in terms of total in-force account value and material account value exposure to living and death benefits.

Predictive modeling considerations for actuaries

Predictive modeling has emerged as a field that requires judgment at nearly every step. What are the best ways to implement predictive modeling into relevant areas of actuarial practice? This Society of Actuaries paper by Milliman consultants provides more perspective.