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You're 15 non minutes of fame just got extended!

Posted 09-13-2008 at 03:44 PM by Tom

Guess what? Now, every thirty minutes, a new random blog entry will grace the main blog area.

You guys n gals sure have been posting a good bit, and I'm surprised to see a few blogs that touch on actuarial topics.

I'm enjoying all of the blog entries. Sanki, good stuff. I'm a long time reader, first time caller commenter. Sweetiepie, you've got quite the following. Chief Actuary... well... you're one in a thousand.

Rawk Awn,

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Reinsurers flex their muscle

Posted 09-12-2008 at 09:15 PM by sanki
Updated 09-12-2008 at 10:07 PM by sanki

By Justin Lim

Jeffrey Scott

The influence reinsurers have on the insurance industry could result in a global convergence in product design and pricing, according to an industry expert.

CommInsure business growth services executive manager Jeffrey Scott said with reinsurers actively involved in the underwriting process, they often had...
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IFRS GAAP International Accounting Expert Available to Discuss SEC's Roadmap for IFRS

Posted 09-12-2008 at 08:43 PM by sanki
Updated 09-12-2008 at 10:07 PM by sanki

Dr. Barry J. Epstein, CPA, Author of "Wiley IFRS," Advises CFOs, Attorneys, Boards

Last update: 9:00 a.m. EDT Sept. 9, 2008

CHICAGO, Sep 09, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Barry Jay Epstein, Ph.D., CPA, a Partner with the Chicago-based accounting firm Russell Novak & Company (, anticipated...
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From CFO to CRO: Monitoring the Expanse of Enterprise Risk

Posted 09-12-2008 at 08:39 PM by sanki
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Posted by Lora Bentley on August 14, 2008 at 12:30 pm

Research from IBM Global Business Services, the Wharton School and the Economist Intelligence Unit indicates that larger companies are increasingly moving their chief financial officers into chief risk officer roles, reported Thursday. Now, instead of just dealing with financial risks and compliance risks, they are handling the wide spectrum of enterprise risk...
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the celibate cephalobrate

Posted 09-12-2008 at 04:13 PM by sweetiepie
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the birds don't know how to fly
the cab drivers don't know how to drive
the wind is the only thoroughfare
rain drops are the only vehicles suitable for driving in Connecticut.
you can swim if you want, but make sure to wait at least a half hour after lunch,
and don't forget your cephalobrate.
purple or blue or crimson,
or silver and black and faustian,
just don't hold it like a flower, it's not a flower,
it doesn't like to be held like...
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