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Research Paper on Mortality Improvement

The primary purpose of this research paper is to provide support for an updated promulgation for mortality improvement (a secular trend toward lower mortality rates) with respect to the valuation of insurance and annuity business.

This document provides updated guidance and background on future expected mortality improvement. It also outlines revised levels of margins for adverse deviations for insurance and annuity policy liabilities.

Please forward your comments regarding this research paper to Chris Fievoli, at and Dominic Hains, Chair, designated group, at no later than June 30, 2017.

Research paper

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May 18, 2017