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IPE Conference: Political risk in Europe ‘on the decline for first time’

Wed, 29 Nov 2017By

Investors missing opportunities in CEE and Greece as niche markets, delegates in Prague told

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Joseph Mariathasan: Greece – is there hope?

Mon, 31 Jul 2017By

With the troubled country returning to bond markets, there may finally be reasons to be cheerful in south-east Europe

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Cyprus Hotel fund plans EM equities, European property additions

Tue, 13 Jun 2017By

Biggest scheme in Cyprus also considering African investments


Outlook 2017: Political focus - Europe

December 2016 (Magazine)By ,

Geopolitical tensions look set to be felt across Europe in 2017. Daniel Ben-Ami and Carlo Svaluto Moreolo outline some of the most important

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Cross-Border Pensions: Dutch in first Malta DC set-up

April 2016 (Magazine)By

Plegt-Vos is the first Dutch company to relocate a defined contribution plan to Malta.Maarten van Wijk reports

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​Cyprus pension law puts migrant workers at disadvantage – ECJ

Tue, 26 Jan 2016By

Case brought by European Commission finds republic in breach of EU treaties


Dutch company becomes first to place pensions with Maltese IORP

Fri, 15 Jan 2016By ,

CFO cites lower costs than standard Dutch DC plan

Greece’s Private Sector: Hope lies in SMEs

November 2015 (Magazine)By

Is the EU a community of states or just a trade organisation structured to stimulate demand in favour of the stronger economies? That existential question can provoke much discussion, but the relationship between the EU and Greece in the years ahead may provide the real answer.

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IPE Views: ​Can the EU avoid both Brexit and Grexit?

Mon, 12 Oct 2015By

A lot of fresh thinking is needed to resolve the European Union’s existential crisis, writes Joseph Mariathasan

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Joseph Mariathasan: Where next after the Greek election?

Mon, 28 Sep 2015By

The re-election of prime minister Alexis Tsipras does not mean the country’s troubles are at an end, warns Joseph Mariathasan

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Malta warned against compulsory second-pillar savings

Thu, 17 Sep 2015By

Employer group backs introduction of voluntary third-pillar system over compulsory second-pillar system

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IPE Views: Greece's obstacles to stayin' alive

Mon, 24 Aug 2015By

Joseph Mariathasan debates whether the euro-zone has done enough to stimuate Greek economic growth

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Greece: When politics becomes theatre

Wed, 8 Jul 2015By

The Greek crisis will be a turning point for Europe, but it is for political leaders and not the ECB to decide in which direction, argues Joseph Mariathasan

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Greek uncertainty remains key issue, pension funds admit

Mon, 6 Jul 2015By IPE Staff

Asset managers remain concerned about euro-zone exit, impact on long-term investment prospects within region

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Hedge funds hope to salvage Greek gains despite turmoil

Thu, 2 Jul 2015By Christopher O’Dea

Many hedge funds have bet Greek politicians, EU technocrats will avoid Grexit

Turkey: Private fund growth on track

July / August 2015 (Magazine)By Reeta Paakkinen

The Turkish government is reforming its private pensions system in a bid to boost the country’s savings rate

Cyprus: Hotel Employees Provident Fund

July / August 2015 (Magazine)By

Rachel Fixsen reviews the Cyprus Hotel Employees Provident Fund with Marinos Gialeli, its general manager

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ECB to ‘act as backstop’ to protect markets from Greek default contagion

Mon, 29 Jun 2015By

Asset managers call for calm in euro-zone despite expected Greek default

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Chronicle of a death foretold: But is it Greece or the euro-zone?

Mon, 29 Jun 2015By

The argument must be made that there is a special relationship that ties countries within the EU together, argues Joseph Mariathasan

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Malta considers auto-enrolment reform

Tue, 23 Jun 2015By

Report by Pensions Strategy Group says soft compulsion potentially needed if third-pillar reforms fail to boost contribution rates

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Accounting roundup: FRC ‘not clear enough’ on voluntary levy

Wed, 17 Jan 2018By

Plus: Sharon Bowles tables questions over regulator’s public body status; FRC launches strategy consultation

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UK actuarial body wants profession to contribute to UN SDGs

Wed, 10 Jan 2018By

IFoA wants to explore how actuaries can help achieve sustainable development goals

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Mandate roundup: Japan's GPIF seeks 'multidimensional' analysis

Fri, 5 Jan 2018By

Plus: EU bodies want to commission pension fund studies, UK LGPS seeks custodian

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Crypto-currencies lack real basis

January 2018 (magazine)By

Crypto-currencies divide opinions sharply. Some rave about them while others are scathing

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Do not expect a tech-driven revolution

January 2018 (magazine)By

Despite the amount of academic research, the theoretical concepts underpinning portfolio management remain the same

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