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FRC plans overhaul of UK corporate governance code

Tue, 21 Feb 2017By

Accounting regulator to act after parliamentary committee completes governance inquiry

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PPF sets out proposal for levy for schemes without sponsors

Tue, 21 Feb 2017By

Consultation could have important impact on schemes such as British Steel

Dutch pharmacy pensions abandon merger

Single sector scheme for Dutch pharmacies off the cards

Tue, 21 Feb 2017By

Pharmacists’ pension fund SPOA to continue independently after merger talks fall through

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PFA and Industriens target Danish 'growth cities' in real estate deal

Mon, 20 Feb 2017By

Danish pensions heavyweights back Thylander residential fund

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UK government sets out scope for DB reform

Mon, 20 Feb 2017By

Government consultation suggests changes to indexation among range of options for UK system

Geneva, Switzerland

Switzerland: Official stats confirm defined benefit disappearance

Mon, 20 Feb 2017By

Only 58 pension funds with DB schemes in 2015, down from nearly 300 in 2005 

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Frank Juliano - Compenswiss

How We Run Our Money: Compenswiss

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Frank Juliano, head of asset management at Compenswiss, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo what lies ahead for Switzerland’s social security funds

On the Record: How will your equity exposure change this year?

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - Amonis, Fondenergia and UMR Corem - talk about equity risk 

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World Trade: Is protectionism on the rise?

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Developments in the US and Europe presage a substantial change in the conduct of international trade

The European insurance challenge

February 2017 (Magazine)By

European insurers may turn to a wider range of asset management strategies as they face up to difficult market conditions

Re-defining hedge fund fees

February 2017 (Magazine)By Niki Natarajan

Hedge fund fees are just one part of the cost equation. The real discussion should be about value for money and not headline fees

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Costs really matter

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Lay representation on pension fund trustee boards is one of the hallmarks of occupational pensions in Europe and other parts of the world

Make a bigger pie: Trump's protectionist rhetoric

February 2017 (Magazine)By

President Trump’s aggressive protectionist rhetoric has raised concerns. Many fear that the measures he is advocating could lead to an all-out trade war

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Small & Mid-Cap Equities: Smaller companies in a changing world

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Daniel Ben-Ami looks at how smaller companies are adapting to the economic and political landscape 

US: Policy unleashes animal spirits

February 2017 (Magazine)By Christopher O’Dea

The performance of US small and medium-sized companies has been boosted by an expectation of lower taxes and lighter regulation under President Trump

Smaller companies: The lifeblood of Europe

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Smaller companies are crucial to the success of the European economy. However, the way they are nurtured by investors and governments varies dramatically

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Long-Term Matters: Be a positive maverick

February 2017 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Trump and I agree on one thing: liberals and centrists love to whinge. If we are clever, we engage in intellectual self-gratification, showing how well we understand the complexity. If now isn’t the time for a big pivot in how we show up in the world, in actions and not just sophisticated banter, when would be?

Guest Viewpoint: Rudyard Ekindi

February 2017 (Magazine)By

”Asset managers are from Mars, asset owners are from Venus”

Diary of an Investor: Political perils

February 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

Last month I met with my old friend Thijs, who is CIO of a large UK corporate pension scheme, working in a small investment office in the UK with an enlightened CEO

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