Brussels postpones introduction of pillar one for revised IORP
EUROPE – Solvency rules should be an 'improvement for pensions sector, rather than punishment'.
Real estate capital charges under Solvency II 'unjustified'
EUROPE – Bishopsfield says legislation threatens recovery of real estate market.
FTT to have greater impact on schemes than expected – AFME
EUROPE – Association takes issue with European Commission's reasoning on controversial tax.
Denmark sets out 'challenges' for pensions industry
DENMARK – Offers to extend easier discount yield curve, but threatens legislation on transparency.
Infrastructure in demand but major risks remain, expert warns
UK – Low-yield environment has changed investors' approach to asset class, says Georg Inderst.
Leverage 'too dangerous' to be left to real estate industry
UK – Cass Business School academic call for more stringent regulation of debt in property.
IMF warns Dutch pension funds against mortgage investments
NETHERLANDS – Says pension funds should not be incentivised to alter asset allocation.
Tobin tax to 'dry up' secondary market, academic warns
GLOBAL – ICMA's Richard Comotto warns of impact of Europe's proposed financial transaction tax.
NAPF infrastructure fund tenders management mandate
UK – Expressions of interest in Pensions Infrastructure Platform to be solicited from mid-May.
US schemes settle with Countrywide over mortgage-backed securities
NORTH AMERICA – Lead plaintiff on lawsuit was Iowa PERS, which invested $284m with Countrywide.
Pages 1 of 5 | Next