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Pensions In Germany: Draft law under discussion

April 2017 (Magazine)By

Germany’s discussion on new pension vehicles without guarantees has revealed a much deeper challenge with promises, disappointments and misunderstandings, finds Barbara Ottawa 

Aba: DC and auto-enrolment, German style

April 2017 (Magazine)

Verena Menne and Klaus Stiefermann outline concerns about planned reforms to introduce defined contribution pensions to Germany

A long-awaited reform: Allianz Global Investors

April 2017 (Magazine)

The reform to introduce pure defined contribution plans is a huge opportunity. But if it does not succeed it may mark the beginning of mandatory corporate pensions

Asset Allocation: Uncertainty focuses minds

April 2017 (Magazine)By

German pension investors continue to diversify their assets against a backdrop of political uncertainty, writes Rachel Fixsen

Asset Allocation: Investors embrace change

April 2017 (Magazine)

The latest Willis Towers Watson risk-management study reveals the ongoing challenge that German pension funds face in meeting their liabilities

Regulation: Costs not caps

April 2017 (Magazine)By

New rules for BaFin-regulated institutional investors in Germany might appear cap-free, but costs could restrict movement, according to Barbara Ottawa 

Pensions in Germany: The joys of negative rates

April 2016 (Magazine)By

German pension investors are boxed in. With the prospect of negative 10-year Bund yields, they are forced to expand their fixed-income exposure

Corporate Pensions: A shift in risk perception

April 2016 (Magazine)

Corporate pension schemes need to change the status quo in terms of governance and implementation if they are to meet their goals, writes Nigel Cresswell

Domestic Accounting: Discounting the future

April 2016 (Magazine)By

The new discount rate to be applied to pension liabilities under German accounting standards simply postpones a serious problem

Domestic Accounting: A half-hearted compromise

April 2016 (Magazine)

Thomas Hagemann reviews changes to the discount rate methodology applied by corporates to calculate pension liabilities

Investment Tax Reform: A simplification gone wrong

April 2016 (Magazine)By

The investment industry has successfully lobbied against many new requirements in the investment tax reform law. Barbara Ottawa says it might not be so fortunate in the future

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Sector fund proposals: A new tune for German pensions?

April 2015 (Magazine)

The German government wants more companies to participate in the second pillar with the introduction of §17b sector pension plan. But the pension industry is hard to please

All Germany

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Institutional investors have become ‘too illiquid’, warns NSN Pension

Mon, 20 Nov 2017By

German pension funds give differing outlooks for alternative asset classes as markets heat up

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German unions, employers taking time over new pension plans

Fri, 17 Nov 2017By

Still no ideas from social partners on new pension plans under the Betriebsrentenstärkungsgesetz, conference hears

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Mercer creates German pension fund outsourcing vehicle

Thu, 16 Nov 2017By

Consultancy’s external vehicle targets companies thinking about offloading pension liabilities

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Melbourne Mercer: Pension systems fail to make the A-grade

Mon, 23 Oct 2017By IPE Staff

Denmark once again is the world’s best but several systems have seen ratings drop in the past 12 months

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Supervisor EIOPA overstepping mark with PEPP, conference hears

Mon, 23 Oct 2017By

Pension stakeholders agree new product proposal no old-age retirement strategy

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Former Nestlé pension chief Hadasch dies at 64

Wed, 18 Oct 2017By

Peter Hadasch, co-founder and board member at VFPK, planned to retire in November

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2023 'too early' for verdict on German pension reform

Tue, 17 Oct 2017By

Willis Towers Watson to launch index to track development of occupational pensions post-BRSG

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German election: Merkel's coalition partners could shape EU relations

Fri, 22 Sep 2017By

Polls point to fourth term for chancellor Angela Merkel, with talk of new coalition partners

All Germany News

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