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2023 'too early' for verdict on German pension reform

Tue, 17 Oct 2017By

Willis Towers Watson to launch index to track development of occupational pensions post-BRSG

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APG and PGGM building prototype of blockchain administration

Mon, 16 Oct 2017By ,

Next step is to run entire administration of APG’s company scheme through blockchain

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UK roundup: CMA seeks trustee input for consultants inquiry

Mon, 16 Oct 2017By

Plus: Russell’s £100m fiduciary mandate; NEST appoints new adviser; FCA launches manager authorisation hub

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Trade unions demand SEK1.9bn from PostNord for pension fund

Mon, 16 Oct 2017By

Sponsor ‘broke collective agreement’ by taking out funds before insuring scheme, union claims

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Consider 20-25% property allocation, Ortec urges pension schemes

Mon, 16 Oct 2017By

Mini-poll suggests that liquidity and limited availability are obstacles for larger allocations

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UK public funds urged to opt-up ahead of MiFID II deadline

Fri, 13 Oct 2017By

FCA says new rules will not cause forced sales of assets after 3 January 2018 implementation

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On The Record: What is your equity strategy?

October 2017 (Magazine)By

Solidarietà Veneto, Pensioenfonds TNO and Nationwide Pension Fund share details about their equity exposure 

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How We Run Our Money: Joachim Schwind & Andreas Hilka

October 2017 (Magazine)

Joachim Schwind and Andreas Hilka, veterans of the German pension industry, tell Carlo Svaluto Moreolo how the country’s pension reform will change pension fund management

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Briefing: FRC under fire on company law

October 2017 (Magazine)By

Has the UK FRC failed to enforce Section 172 of the Companies Act on directors’ duties?

Briefing: Proper plan design is way forward

October 2017 (Magazine)

International pension plans involve complex questions of structuring and compliance

Private Equity: Buying in a seller’s market

October 2017 (Magazine)

Private equity has outperformed the public markets for the past five years and institutional investors have been ramping up allocations

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No DC sugar rush

October 2017 (Magazine)By

There is a strong risk that Germany’s pensions reform becomes neither a stunning success nor a stunning failure, but just adds to the complexity of German workplace pensions

A time for strong nerves

October 2017 (Magazine)By

It is understandable that investors are nervous. Not only are valuations stretched in many markets but there seems to be a significant threat of military conflict

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Global Equities: Valuations face a structural shift

October 2017 (Magazine)

It is not easy to predict where markets are heading in this era of great economic disruptions but there are big opportunities for skilled investors

Be ready when QE makes way for QT

October 2017 (Magazine)By

Market distortions created by quantitative easing could prove fertile grounds for investors when central banks switch to quantitative tightening

Emerging markets lag in software

October 2017 (Magazine)

Despite the huge size of emerging economies they have yet to produce global leaders in software

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Diary of an Investor: Who bears the cost?

October 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

Sometimes I look back fondly on the simpler good old days. 

Long Term Matters: An Achilles’ heel for buybacks?

October 2017 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram.

Investors are salivating over possible US corporate tax cuts. But evidence suggests this excitement is misplaced, at least from the perspective of the end beneficiaries

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Guest Viewpoint: Robin Ellison

October 2017 (Magazine)

“The FCA has picked the wrong fight. We need a way to rate alternative investments”

Long Term Matters: Climate Change

September 2017 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram.

Divestment advocates or traditional investors – which side will lead? 

Diary of an Investor: The price of everything

September 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

We Dutch are well known for keeping an eye on the price of things and for our frugal approach to life. Increasingly, this applies to pension funds

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