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IPE Conference Prague 2017

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

Kryenia, Cyprus

Cyprus Hotel fund plans EM equities, European property additions

Tue, 13 Jun 2017By

Biggest scheme in Cyprus also considering African investments

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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

Dutch in first Malta DC set up

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

Kryenia, Cyprus

​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

Malta

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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Bern, Switzerland

Swiss accounting body warns on pension fund audit quality

Fri, 20 Apr 2018By

Ongoing independent oversight needed, says federal body

DNB to assess Dutch asset management charges

Accounting regulator cuts pension scheme levy, warns of future rises

Fri, 20 Apr 2018By

FRC says its voluntary levy on pension funds and insurers could increase over the next three years

Accountancy

‘Toothless’ accounting watchdog to face wide-ranging governance probe

Wed, 18 Apr 2018By

Former Legal & General chairman Sir John Kingman will lead review of FRC’s governance, conflicts of interest and accountability

Tesco supermarket

Tesco halves pension deficit through accounting change

Thu, 12 Apr 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

£3bn wiped off DB scheme shortfall after an update to its discount rate model

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Accounting roundup: IFRS questions EU plans to modify rules

Fri, 6 Apr 2018By

Plus: IASB framework reintroduces prudence; FRC hits back at criticism

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