Expert Panel - Insurance 


    About the Expert Panel
    The Insurance Expert Panel serves the needs of AICPA members on financial and business reporting and audit and attest matters. The expert panel protects the public interest by bringing together knowledgeable parties in the insurance industry to deliberate and come to agreement on key insurance issues.

    Expert Panel Projects


    The 2013 edition of Audit and Accounting Guide Property and Liability Insurance Entities is now available in eBook and paperback. An online subscription is also available, which includes the guide and Audit Risk Alert Insurance Industry Developments.

    Updated as of January 1, 2013, this comprehensive revision provides expert assistance on new standards, guidance, and practices, and delivers "how-to" advice for handling audit and accounting issues common to the insurance industry. In addition, this guide addresses areas identified by AICPA members as their biggest trouble spots.

    The following excerpts from Audit and Accounting Guide Property and Liability Insurance Entities is available:

    The 2013 edition of Audit and Accounting Guide Life and Health Insurance Entities is now available in eBook and paperback. An online subscription is also available, which includes the guide and Audit Risk Alert Insurance Industry Developments.


    This completely revised Alert will assist you in achieving a more robust understanding of the unique business, economic, and regulatory environments associated with the insurance industry.

    FinREC and the Insurance Companies Expert Panel have recently submitted the following comments to the standard setting bodies:
    AICPA staff and volunteers have issued a series of Technical Practice Aids, that includes helpful information for insurance entities initially applying the guidance in FASB ASU 2010-26.
    AICPA NAIC Comment Letter to the NAIC on SSAP No. 101 The expert panel participated in a live webcast on Current GAAP and Statutory Issues for Insurance Entities. An archive of this webcast is available online.

    Past Meeting Highlights

    December 18-19, 2013

    September 24, 2013

    August 21, 2013

    August 20, 2013

    December 12–13, 2012

    October 2, 2012

    Archived Meeting Highlights

    Members of the Expert Panel

    Rick Sojkowski (Chair), Deloitte LLP

    Jennifer Austin, KPMG LLP

    Keith Bell, The Travelers Companies, Inc.

    Kathleen N. Enright, Allstate Insurance Company

    Matthew Farney, Genworth Financial

    Jim Greisch, McGladrey and Pullen LLP/RSM McGladrey

    Ken Hugendubler, ParenteBeard LLC

    Margie Keeley, The Hartford Financial Services Group

    Joshua Keene, Johnson Lambert LLP

    Lucy Lillycrop, PWC LLP

    Richard Lynch, Ernst & Young LLP

    Jay Matalon, AIG

    Robert Tarnok, MetLife Insurance Company

    Jennifer Yaross, Nationwide Insurance Company

    Learn more about the Expert Panel members by reading their biographies.


    Staff Contact

    Kim Kushmerick, Technical Manager


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