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Ireland: A pension reform battleground

September 2019 (Magazine)By

The government’s plan to overhaul the entire pension system is running behind schedule

Dublin, Ireland

Irish regulator to raise scheme levies to meet cost of EU reporting rules

Wed, 7 Aug 2019By

New reporting requirements brought in by EIOPA and ECB are due to come into force from December this year

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Few cross-border funds meet new German performance fee criteria

Thu, 13 Jun 2019By

Fitz Partners finds that only 13% of UCITS funds would meet tighter performance fee structure conditions effective from December 

Euros

Ireland toughens capitalisation rules for DC master trusts

Tue, 11 Jun 2019By

DC master trusts must hold at least €100,000 in reserve regardless of size, according to new requirements published today by the Pensions Authority

The Dáil, Ireland's Parliament, in Dublin

LAPFF blames ‘defective’ accounting rules for 2008 Irish banking crisis

Fri, 7 Jun 2019By

The £269bn public pension group has been challenging accounting standards for years and took the issue up again at a hearing into Ireland’s banking collapse

Leinster House

Irish pension funds voice ‘frustration’ at regulatory delays

Fri, 31 May 2019By

Government ‘cannot take its foot off the gas’ over the summer if it is to succeed with ambitious reforms, IAPF says

Flag of Ireland

Uncertainty persists over Ireland’s IORP II transposition

Thu, 30 May 2019By

Minister says drafting of regulations is ‘at an advanced stage’ – but a judicial review filed by trustees means the timeline is still unclear

Flag of Ireland

Chart of the Week: Brexit helps Ireland hit record AUM

Fri, 24 May 2019By

ETFs, Brexit transfers and market performance pushed Irish AUM to an all-time high of €2.64trn in the first quarter of 2019, according to new data

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

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

liam kennedy

A Franco-German challenge

September 2019 (Magazine)By

France and Germany are the two countries that stand out the most for their comprehensive state pension systems and for underdeveloped second-pillar framework

daniel ben ami

Market paradoxes demand new ideas

September 2019 (Magazine)By

It is the most fundamental premise of investing yet it is increasingly redundant: invest your money rather than hiding it under the mattress

carlo svaluto moreolo

China’s human rights abuses pose challenges

September 2019 (Magazine)By

Investors who are serious about ESG should ask themselves about their China strategies 

nick reeve

An ageing Europe needs radical policy ideas

September 2019 (Magazine)By

The Centre for Social Justice – a UK centre-right think tank – has proposed retirement policy reforms including raising the country’s state pension age to 75 by 2035

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Passive investment: Dawn of a new banner theme

September 2019 (Magazine)By , Simon Klein

This follow-up article on the rise of index investing highlights how pension plans are seeking to promote stewardship among their index managers

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