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Brussels, Belgium

EU finance ministers consider FTT exemption for pension funds

Wed, 22 Feb 2017By

Ministers will carry out further technical analysis of FTT effect before making decision

Amsterdam at night

Aon Hewitt Netherlands to refocus on fiduciary management

Wed, 22 Feb 2017By

Consultancy is also weighing up options for its administration business

The Triumphal Arch in Brussels, Belgium

Aon Hewitt to add DC to cross-border IORP

Fri, 3 Feb 2017By

Consultant talking to ‘dozens’ of companies about taking over defined contribution arrangements

Liege Belgium

Belgian pension funds generate 5.7% in 2016

Tue, 24 Jan 2017By

Lobbying organisation calls on government to reject the financial transaction tax for pension funds

Luxembourg

Amundi already wins business for Luxembourg-based pan-European IORP

Thu, 5 Jan 2017By , Frank van Alphen

Vehicle to offer DC plans in France, Spain, Germany, Italy and Netherlands

The main square in Brussels

Belgium down on FTT, forging ahead on IORP II, cross-border bid

Tue, 20 Dec 2016By

Trade association event showcases Belgium-based cross-border pension funds

OECD conference centre Paris

Unify civil servant, private sector pension scheme rules, says OECD

Wed, 7 Dec 2016By

In many OECD countries, civil servant replacement rates 20 percentage points higher than in private sector

Liege Belgium

Belgian metal industry launches €100m job-creation fund

Tue, 29 Nov 2016By

Industry scheme invests €40m in fund targeting job-creating company financing

Brussels, Belgium

Tobin tax would hurt Belgian cross-border IORP appeal – PensioPlus

Tue, 29 Nov 2016By

Belgian pension fund association warns government of ‘devastating’ impact of financial transactions tax

A map of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Chemical giant DuPont to relocate Dutch workers' pensions to Belgium

Thu, 17 Nov 2016By

New arrangements ‘future-proof’, cheaper for sponsor, union says

Brussels, Belgium

Belgian pension fund association decries government's workplace plan

Fri, 11 Nov 2016By

Pension fund association, advisory academic council raise concerns

The main square in Brussels

Aon Netherlands works council loses appeal over additional funding

Wed, 2 Nov 2016By Frank van Alphen,

Consultancy weighs APF as potential alternative to decamping to Belgium

The Triumphal Arch in Brussels, Belgium

Belgian pension funds return 1.45% over first half as Brexit hits hard

Tue, 18 Oct 2016By , Jeremy Woolfe

National occupational pension association points to recovery after ‘very negative’ Brexit impact

Map of Europe

Belgian government confirms tax exemption for cross-border schemes

Mon, 10 Oct 2016By ,

Legal proposals to underline country’s position as location for pan-European pension funds

Euros

European pension funds back BNPP private debt fund

Tue, 4 Oct 2016By IPE Staff

ERAFP, Pensio B join leading European insurers in SME debt fund

FSMA building, Brussels, Belgium

Belgium's financial regulator authorises GE cross-border IORP

Wed, 28 Sep 2016By

Multinational had been considering pan-European fund for some time

A map of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Dutch government to review problem of pension-fund relocations

Thu, 15 Sep 2016By

Laments cross-border moves driven by regulatory arbitrage, higher discount rates

Belgium: Uncertainty as new law kicks in quickly

September 2016 (Magazine)By

Pension funds may remain attractive despite a move to reduce the minimum guarantee rate

Guild Halls in Brussels, Belgium

UZ Gent pension fund seeks managers for EM bond, TAA mandates

Thu, 11 Aug 2016By

Mandate size to increase with pension fund inflows 

The Triumphal Arch in Brussels, Belgium

GE Artesia pension fund to decide between Belgium move, APF

Wed, 27 Jul 2016By

Sponsor prefers Dutch pension fund to join Belgium-based scheme

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Pensions In Belgium: Limited by size constraints

Pensions In Belgium: Limited by size constraints

March 2016 (Magazine)By

Belgian pension funds are well funded, but their small size restricts their opportunities to diversify, according to Gail Moss 

All Pensions in Belgium

Financial Reporting Council (FRC)

LAPFF hits out at UK's Financial Reporting Council

Mon, 27 Feb 2017By

FRC warrants ‘intensive investigation’ from government, argues public pension fund group

Accountancy

FRC plans overhaul of UK corporate governance code

Tue, 21 Feb 2017By

Accounting regulator to act after parliamentary committee completes governance inquiry

Stock price on monitor

Accounting roundup: More illegal dividends unearthed

Wed, 15 Feb 2017By

Dunelm and Hargreaves Lansdown made payments without reporting up-to-date cash balances

Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria

Bulgarian review leads to writedown of asset values

Tue, 7 Feb 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

System is nevertheless deemed sustainable by Financial Supervision Commission

Accountancy

Accounting roundup: 'illegal' dividends, PIRC, FRC, s172, EFRAG

Mon, 6 Feb 2017By

PIRC’s disputes with FRC continue, and EFRAG hunts for hybrid pension fund experts

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