The Institute of Actuaries of Japan
 

History of the IAJ

The Institute of Actuaries of Japan (IAJ) is a corporation with over a century of heritage and tradition.

Founded in 1899, the Institute of Actuaries of Japan (IAJ) is proud of over a century of heritage and tradition.

The IAJ engages in a broad range of activities, including research and the advancement of actuarial science, the education and the development of actuaries, and facilitation of professional and cultural exchanges among overseas actuarial organizations.

History of Japanese Actuary
1881 Modern life insurance companies formed around
1898 First insurance regulation(old Commercial Law)
1899 Establishment of the Institute of Actuaries of Japan
1936 IAJ started qualifying examination for fellowship
1939 Revision of Insurance Business Act
- Introduction of the Appointed Actuary* system
* " Hoken Keirinin" in Japanese
1963 IAJ incorporated
1964 8 Trust Banks joined as supporting member
1970 Non-life Ins. Cos. joined as supporting member
- IAJ started ASEA seminar for East Asian Countries
1976 20th ICA held in Tokyo
1988 Introduction of the Certified Pension Actuaries*
* "Nenkin Suurinin" in Japanese
1990 15 Banks joined IAJ as supporting member
1995 8th EAAC held in Tokyo
1996 Drastic Revision of the Insurance Business Act
- IAJ became a full member of IFAA(IAA)
1999 Centennial Anniversary of IAJ
- IAJ Centenary Convention
- IAA Tokyo meeting
- ASTIN/AFIR Colloquia
2000 IAJ was entitled "Designated Association" by FSA
2007 14th EAAC held in Tokyo
2012 IAJ started qualification for CERA
2013 IAJ was transformed into the public-interest incorporated association

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The Institute of Actuaries of Japan

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