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the netherlands

Under-pressure Dutch schemes plead for pensions reform progress

Fri, 19 Oct 2018By

Pension funds ‘can’t explain’ lack of indexation to members during strong economy

St. Francis of Assisi Church in Vienna, Austria

Pension funds fear ‘Trojan horse’ in EU sustainability measures

Fri, 19 Oct 2018By

Conference panellists wary of Commission’s sustainability agenda bringing additional regulation and costs  

Liverpool

UK regulator sets out fiduciary manager concerns

Fri, 19 Oct 2018By Elizabeth Pfeuti

TPR sees fiduciary managers’ investment teams more easily ‘let off the hook’

David Geale and Lesley Titcomb

UK regulators outline co-operation strategy

Thu, 18 Oct 2018By Joe McGrath

FCA and TPR outline more proactive approach to regulating pensions, investments and savings

Brussels, Belgium

Better Finance slams ‘inadequate’ work from EU on online tools

Thu, 18 Oct 2018By Jeremy Woolfe

Lobby group for retail investors has called for more work on comparison tools and reiterated criticisms of pension products

Gothenburg, Sweden

​Swedish pension firms plead for more time for IORP II implementation

Thu, 18 Oct 2018By

Insurance-based providers split on draft regulations as deadline looms

European Court of Justice in Luxembourg

PPF to implement EU ruling on compensation increase

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By

UK lifeboat scheme’s annual cap had resulted in some members receiving less than half their promised benefits

binnenhof and hofvijver

Netherlands doubles down on new rules for pension scheme transfers

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By ,

Social affairs minister Wouter Koolmees responds to claims that stricter conditions for cross-border moves are illegal

FCA office

FCA proposes climate risk reporting duty for asset managers

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By

Regulator launches discussion paper on climate change and green finance

UK, EU flags

Dutch watchdog urges pension funds to prepare for hard Brexit

Mon, 15 Oct 2018By

AFM warns that asset managers and service providers seeking EU permissions may not get them on time

Scarcity value: lack of bond supply further erodes ECB’s effectiveness index

Accounting roundup: More work needed on ‘too big to fail’ banks

Fri, 12 Oct 2018By

Plus: IASB eyes new pension standard, EU plots financial reporting ‘lab’

The Atomium in Brussels. Credit: Waldo Miguez

Lawyer contests stricter Dutch rules for cross-border pension transfers

Fri, 12 Oct 2018By

Hans van Meerten argues that additional conditions to counter supervisory arbitrage are against EU law

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Sterling

‘Step-change’ in number of UK schemes in funding surplus

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By

37% of schemes in funding surplus in 2018 survey, up from 27% three years earlier

Scarcity value: lack of bond supply further erodes ECB’s effectiveness index

Accounting roundup: More work needed on ‘too big to fail’ banks

Fri, 12 Oct 2018By

Plus: IASB eyes new pension standard, EU plots financial reporting ‘lab’

uk parliament

UK announces further review of audit market competitiveness

Wed, 10 Oct 2018By ,

Competition and Markets Authority to fast-track probe into continued dominance of ‘Big Four’ auditors

Euros

Amended longevity tables may save providers up to 50bp in buffers

Mon, 8 Oct 2018By

Slower increase in longevity after Heubeck fixes flaw

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