Central Bank of Ireland has authorised LGIM’s Dublin-based subsidiary; MFS plans Luxembourg expansion
Data from Central Statistics Office says figure compares favourably to the UK
If trade talks between the UK and the European Union collapse, experts warn there could be a scramble for Irish fund registrations
12 months away from Brexit, IPE looks at what the decision to leave the EU has – and hasn’t – done for the pensions and investment sectors
Second partnership between Ireland Strategic Investment Fund and China Investment Corporation
‘Roadmap for pensions reform’ will boost state pension, bring in auto-enrolment and improve scheme governance
€8.7bn Ireland Strategic Investment Fund backs US-based artificial intelligence company’s new Dublin office
Every €1m invested by the fund has been boosted by €1.7m from the private sector
Workers’ union threatens industrial action over closure of schemes it claims are in surplus
Companies paid in €9.6bn from 2010-16, consultancy LCP reports
1% allocation towards sustainable investments from top 25 funds would outstrip international aid
ISIF invests in floating data centres making use of new water-cooling technology
Politicians seek protection for defined benefit pension schemes that have been wound up
Change follows the overhaul of its internal asset management division earlier this year
Pensions regulator Brendan Kennedy voices concerns over DB governance and advice
FRC’s Financial Reporting Lab reflected views of investors, regulator says
Steelworkers’ union calls for surplus to be passed on to members
The Pensions Regulator steps in after intervention from parliamentary committee
If left to their own devices at retirement, significant numbers are likely to run out of assets years before they die
Sometimes patterns are not clear until they are examined closely. In the hubbub of daily life it is easy to miss unfolding trends
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Radical upgrades to the EU’s corporate tax base norms have never been so close to fruition
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
At first sight, the benefits of the European Commission’s Pan European Personal Pension (PEPP) regulation proposal seem clear. But it did not take long for commentators to point out the considerable hurdles
The European Commission’s “further steps to drive forward the Capital Markets Union (CMU)” outline nine new priority legislative actions to solve the EU’s long-term cross-border investment challenge
Strong words on Brexit are flying in political circles. But behind the theatre, concerns about the future of London’s fund management sector are emerging
In contrast to complaints that Brussels’s legislation burdens the financial sector, the European Commission may be gratified by the positive response to its flagship Capital Markets Union (CMU) programme.
Nothing could be clearer. For the financial sector, at least, there is nothing to fear from Brexit. All the UK has to do is to apply to the EU’s rules – the crucial term ‘equivalence’
The European Commission’s project to set up a pension scheme for research and development professionals whose careers take them across EU borders has finally reached its first stages of operation.
The prolongation for 18 months of pension funds’ exemption from posting collateral when trading over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives is leading PensionsEurope to seek clarification.
There is increasing attention in Brussels on company reporting, taxation and offshore financial centres. The G20 and some OECD countries have demanded country-by-country reporting rules for multinational companies with a turnover over €750m
Legislation proposing pan-EU personal pension products (PEPPs) could be tabled in 2017, according to the European Commission
A former director of the European Association of Paritarian Institutions (AEIP) has proposed a new option for occupational pensions that could help the large number of workers whose careers take them across EU internal borders.
Valdis Dombrovskis has assumed responsibility as commissioner in charge of the flagship Capital Markets Union project. But he has also assumed the added complication of the withdrawal of the UK
It will not be the first time that proposed revisions to EU rules affecting finance and pensions get stuck in a logjam between interests groups
Pressure to clean up the financial sector has led to copious legislation from Brussels.