Perspectives Contributor:

David G. Murad, CFA, ASA, CERA

January 4, 2022

A Surprisingly Dull Update To Mortality Assumptions

In October, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) released mortality Scale MP-2021, giving us another opportunity to quickly reflect on the impact of mortality assumptions on pension valuation and management. For all points on this chart, we have modified our own input assumptions since our last SOA mortality scale update post...

August 5, 2021

Liabilities Take Center Stage For Some Multiemployer Plans

Executive Summary On Friday, July 9th, the PBGC released the interim final rules regarding the multiemployer Special Financial Assistance (SFA) program pursuant to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. As mentioned in a previous publication, the program provides much needed relief to multiemployer plans and provides greater benefit certainty...