Pension in Central & Eastern Europe: Rumours of nationalisation persist in Bulgaria’s second-pillar system

The Bulgarian press was full of speculation last November about the nationalisation of second-pillar assets. When the Hungarian government froze all contributions to the second pillar in 2010 and appropriated most of the assets, pension industries in the region, including Bulgaria, have lived in fear of similar attempts.

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Ivonne Forno , CEO of Laborfonds