Could the massacre at a Parkland, Florida, high school be the turning point in the debate about state pension funds’ investments in gun makers?
ESG investing is a hot topic in the US pension fund industry. “One dollar out of five from institutional investors is going into ESG investing”
The tax reform signed by President Donald Trump last December is having quite an impact on the US pension industry
An increasing number of DC plans, including 401(k) schemes, are choosing CITs in the US, according to the latest report from Cerulli Associates
Since their launch in 1981, 401(k) plans have become the preferred employer-sponsored defined contribution retirement plan
Will the movement in favour of divesting from fossil fuels slow down among US pension funds?
Every so often things go so wrong that players are forced to come clean. Which is what has started to happen with Carillion. And it’s not a pretty sight
‘Administration!’ declares Geert, our head of investment research one morning. ‘Not a sexy subject.’
When diagnosed with life-threatening conditions, we can be devastated, run from the diagnosis or embrace it and adapt. No prizes for guessing the smarter choice. The same goes for investment decision-makers today
“The potential impact of climate change on investments should be considered at least on an annual basis”
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Europe’s asset management industry is lobbying against any mandatory guaranteed default option in the third-pillar PEPP proposal
As the risk of a no-deal Brexit comes into focus, attention is turning to ways to mitigate the damage across financial services, including asset management and pensions
The EU’s securitisation package has finally passed through the European Parliament and Council. However, the new rules will not be applied until January 2019
The EU’s controversial mandate for a radical shake up of financial supervision has received a cool reception from the pensions sector as well as smaller EU members
International investors in the EU have for decades been suffering from woeful dispute settlement proceedings when involved in cases against public authorities
Discussions over the payment of social costs for workers from central and eastern European countries posted temporarily to wealthier EU countries are playing a major role in the attempt to update existing directives