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Theresa May

Asset managers urged to implement ‘no-deal’ Brexit plans

Wed, 13 Mar 2019By

Prime minister Theresa May loses vote on withdrawal agreement; ‘No deal’ to be debated today

Leinster House

Ireland misses 80% of target dates in pension reform plans

Wed, 6 Mar 2019By

Confidence in the government’s ability to deliver reforms is low, warns pension fund trade body

Flag of Ireland

Irish auto-enrolment on track for 2022, says minister

Fri, 15 Feb 2019By

More than 100 organisations have responded to government consultation on new system’s structure

Ha'penny Bridge, Dublin

Domestic investments net 4.7% gain for Irish sovereign fund

Tue, 12 Feb 2019By

ISIF’s €4.1bn in Irish investments have attracted a further €7.5bn from external investors

pensions in ireland

Ireland: Auto-enrolment strawman proposals

February 2019 (Magazine)By

Auto-enrolment is one of the main goals of the Irish government’s pension reform plans

jerry moriarty

Pension reform: Signs look good for this year

February 2019 (Magazine)By

The comprehensive nature of the government’s pensions reform road map is significant progress

tomás kirrane

DB funding: Calm waters or the eye of the storm?

February 2019 (Magazine)By

An update on the accounting deficits in Irish defined benefit (DB) pension schemes

European Parliament building in Brussels

IORP II: How the EU directive has reshaped the pensions industry

Wed, 30 Jan 2019By IPE Staff

IPE explores how the IORP II directive has been implemented across EU member states

Euros

Beyond pensions: Debating auto-enrolment’s potential

Mon, 17 Dec 2018By

Could auto-enrolment pension savings be used to pay off loans or buy a house?

 Eugene O'Callaghan, director, Ireland Strategic Investment Fund

IPE Conference: How Ireland’s sovereign fund will invest from 2019

Wed, 12 Dec 2018By ,

Eugene O’Callaghan, director of the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, tells delegates of the €9bn fund’s new strategy

Sony Kapoor, Olivier Rousseau, Eugene O'Callaghan, Faith Ward, Peter Loow

IPE Conference: Quantitative v qualitative in impact investing

Mon, 10 Dec 2018By

Asset owners from Ireland, Sweden, France and the UK argue that numbers aren’t the only way of measuring impacts

 The Convention Centre, Dublin

IPE Conference: Irish government wants to lead in green finance

Thu, 6 Dec 2018By

Irish finance minister tells IPE Conference 2018 that the government now wants to promote green finance

Ireland

Asset management roundup: Impax joins the move to Dublin

Thu, 6 Dec 2018By Elizabeth Pfeuti,

Also: Kempen to close Edinburgh office, relocate small cap funds

Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald

IPE Conference: Rethinking retirement income adequacy [updated]

Wed, 5 Dec 2018By

Researcher Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald gives an update on her Livings Standards Replacement Rate method in Dublin 

EU flag

IPE Conference: The areas under scrutiny by EC’s pensions expert group

Wed, 5 Dec 2018By

High-level expert group to address coverage, levels of contributions, and gender inequality matters

Leinster House

Ireland running out of time on IORP II, trade body warns

Fri, 30 Nov 2018By

IAPF says government has just six weeks to bring in new European pension fund directive

Dublin Convention Centre

Chart of the Week: The changing Irish pension landscape

Fri, 30 Nov 2018By

Europe’s pension funds head for Dublin for IPE’s annual Conference & Awards next week 

Medical researcher

Irish sovereign fund backs $400m genomics research project

Tue, 27 Nov 2018By

Irish Strategic Investment Fund invests alongside Singapore’s Temasek sovereign fund in DNA research group

Irish flag

Ireland’s sovereign fund partners with World Bank for emerging markets

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By

Agreement follows launch of €150m tech fund in partnership with Chinese investor

Leinster House

Trustees face ‘onerous’ burden ahead of Ireland’s IORP II implementation

Thu, 4 Oct 2018By

Small schemes could be exempt but government has yet to write EU rules into statute

All Latest Ireland News

pensions in ireland

Ireland: Auto-enrolment strawman proposals

February 2019 (Magazine)By

Auto-enrolment is one of the main goals of the Irish government’s pension reform plans

jerry moriarty

Pension reform: Signs look good for this year

February 2019 (Magazine)By

The comprehensive nature of the government’s pensions reform road map is significant progress

tomás kirrane

DB funding: Calm waters or the eye of the storm?

February 2019 (Magazine)By

An update on the accounting deficits in Irish defined benefit (DB) pension schemes

All Pensions in Ireland

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Sustainability accounting standards investor group expands

Wed, 22 May 2019By

NBIM, Brunel Pension Partnership and Canadian pension funds among 15 new members of advisory group

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Life expectancy will continue to fall in 2019: KPMG

Mon, 13 May 2019By

Longevity swap contracts could be ‘out of the money’ given major shifts in data on life expectancy, warns accountancy group

liam kennedy

Connecting climate dots

May 2019 (Magazine)By

The transition to a low-carbon economy should lead to significant economic opportunity

daniel ben ami

Cultivating judgement

May 2019 (Magazine)By

One of the big challenges we face, both in the financial world and in everyday life, is how to overcome our biases

Swedbank has made several senior staff changes owing to the scandal

Pension funds act as Nordic drama engulfs Swedbank

May 2019 (Magazine)By

Sweden’s largest pension funds have been thrust into leading roles in a money-laundering scandal over the past few weeks, as Swedbank was raided by fraud investigators and forced to fire its CEO.

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