End to the first act

Six years since the idea was first raised, the European Commission has finally drawn a curtain on its proposal to apply rigid risk-based solvency requirements – pillar one of Solvency II – on occupational pension funds in IORP II. At least for now, since Michel Barnier, the commissioner for the single market, has made it clear that this is a postponement, not a policy abandonment.

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IPE editorial provides coverage of foreign pension funds’ experiences from which we can take ideas; we can also use it to share ideas regarding new and pioneering projects.

Ivonne Forno , CEO of Laborfonds