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Incoming chair has been non-executive director at UK lifeboat fund since 2011
Dutch fund manager also expresses concerns over mandatory central clearing
Pension fund decides oil, gas companies can adjust to climate change-related change in operating conditions
Danish pension funds agree settlement with US telecommunications company
Registered users are entitled to the first digital issue of IPE with the compliments of the IPE.com team.
They still have not changed…
Arne Vagn Olsen, CIO of Stapi, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the pension fund’s asset allocation strategy as the capital controls on Icelandic pension funds are gradually lifted
The IFRS Foundation’s latest effectiveness review has drawn criticism. But you could be forgiven for thinking you have read it somewhere before
The UK can learn from Scandinavia as it seeks to implement a pensions dashboard by 2019
Christopher O’Dea reports on the implications for institutional investors arising from the UK’s referendum on European Union membership
Back in the 1990s, the UK created a Child Support Agency, whose objective was to ensure errant fathers and mothers pay due financial maintenance to estranged offspring
Recent weeks have seen some nasty exchanges over the causes of Europe’s economic plight
The euro-zone sovereign debt market is distorted by negative yields and quantative easing. Joseph Mariathasan assesses solutions to the situation
Joseph Mariathasan asks how the potential UK exit from the European Union would affect the sovereign debt markets
Liquidity in the government bond markets has dried up since the global financial crisis of 2008-09. Do these parched markets characterise the new economic norm?
The big US proxy fights – at Chevron, Exxon and Southern Company – over resolutions to publish 2°C climate change stress tests happened in May. Did common sense prevail?
“The cost for a German young person to provide for a pension has roughly tripled since 2008”
Wasserdicht’s Dutch pension fund is looking to improve the way it communicates with members. Or as Rolf, our chairman of trustees, puts it, the way we talk about bad news. Our friends Lars and Paul, from our sponsor’s favoured management consultancy, have been seconded to us to help.
Ask any board director or chief executive of a well-run company what they worry about most and the answer is invariably ‘what I don’t know is happening’