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Geneva, Switzerland

Swiss voters approve €4bn recapitalisation of Geneva pension fund

Tue, 21 May 2019By

A plan worth CHF4.4bn will take the Swiss canton’s public pension scheme to a funding level of 75%, but without a DB to DC shift

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Swiss back top-up cash for state pension fund in referendum

Mon, 20 May 2019By

Proposal, which was linked to corporate tax reform, foresees an extra CHF2bn (€1.8bn) annually for state pension plan from 2020

Simon Pilcher USS

Largest UK pension scheme names new investment chief

Mon, 20 May 2019By IPE Staff

Former CEO of fixed income at M&G Prudential to join USS in October


BT slashes cost of legacy pension equalisation

Wed, 15 May 2019By

UK company annual reports are starting to reflect less pessimistic estimates of the cost of October’s court ruling

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​Swedish pension boss calls for more action on the gender pension gap

Tue, 14 May 2019By

KPA Pension’s Britta Burreau presses social affairs minister to address issue as data shows women’s pensions only 67% of men’s


Fresh proposals for USS funding fail to satisfy university staff

Mon, 13 May 2019By Jenny Turton

The higher education staff union says a proposed new contribution schedule for the £64bn scheme is not sufficient to break the negotiating deadlock

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Life expectancy will continue to fall in 2019: KPMG

Mon, 13 May 2019By

Longevity swap contracts could be ‘out of the money’ given major shifts in data on life expectancy, warns accountancy group

Bonn, Germany

German minister demands mandatory workplace pensions

Thu, 9 May 2019By

At pension association aba’s annual conference in Bonn, politicians appear impatient for improved workplace pensions coverage

Carillion vans

UK roundup: Carillion DC schemes join Willis Towers Watson’s master trust

Tue, 30 Apr 2019By

Plus: Capita’s DC master trust allocates £320m to Schroders sustainable multi-factor fund; L&G backs £95m 3i pension buy-in

Westhafentower EIOPA

EIOPA to prioritise IORP II ‘supervisory convergence’

Tue, 30 Apr 2019By

2019 priorities to include ‘promotion of supervisory convergence in the European pensions sector regarding the implementation of IORP II’ 

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