top of page
Banner-Image.jpg

PROFESSIONALISM FIRST

The heart of the Academy’s mission

Featured Resource

Which CE Requirements 
Apply to Me?

The U.S. Qualification Standards were amended in 2022 and now require one hour of continuing education each year on bias topics. Find a list of webinars and papers that can help meet this requirement here.

Header-Image.png

Academy Professionalism Resources

The Academy is home to the actuarial profession’s fundamental professionalism documents—the Code of Professional Conduct (the Code), the Qualification Standards for Actuaries Issuing Statements of Actuarial Opinion in the United States (USQS), and the Actuarial Standards of Practice (ASOPs). These tools are available so members can fulfill their responsibilities to their principals—and to the public—with the highest standards of professionalism.

CODE

The Code of Professional Conduct identifies the professional and ethical

standards required of actuaries who belong to the Academy.

Learn More

USQS

The U.S. Qualifications Standards

apply to actuaries issuing statements

of actuarial opinion.

Learn More

ASOPs

The Actuarial Standards of Practice describe the procedures an actuary should follow when performing actuarial services.

Learn More

Header-Image-2.jpg

Professionalism Webinars

Professionalism webinar recordings are available free to Academy members. Earn continuing education (CE) credits by listening to pre-recorded webinars. These credits can be counted toward the annual required three hours of continuing education on professionalism topics, as detailed in the U.S. Qualification Standards (Section 2.2).

FEATURED DISCUSSION PAPERS

Explaining Professionalism
to Principals

Outlines the professionalism considerations an actuary

should have when producing a final work product.

Read More

Conflicts of Interest When Doing Volunteer Work

Helps Academy volunteers identify any actual or potential

conflicts of interest they might have, and suggests what

actions might be considered to address such conflicts.

Read More

Self-Regulation and the Actuarial Profession

Highlights the importance of self-regulation and how

individual actuaries can help preserve self-regulation.

Read More

Professionalism for the
Solo Actuary

Includes considerations on ways solo practitioners might

fulfill their professional responsibilities.

Read More

Other popular and useful resources include:

Want to learn more?

If you have questions after consulting these resources, you can ask for assistance.

To contact the Academy’s professionalism department, contact professionalism@actuary.org

bottom of page