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Ireland: Drive is on for auto-enrolment

February 2018 (magazine)By

Auto-enrolment is one of the main goals of the Irish government’s pension reform plans 

IAPF viewpoint: 'We must push on with reform'

February 2018 (magazine)By

A year of change is ahead to prepare for implementation of the revised IORP II Directive and reform of the DC system 

DB Policy: Work in progress

February 2018 (magazine)By

Legislation to improve DB member protections is under consideration and a bill to implement IORP II is expected by the autumn

DB funding: Challenge of low interest rates

February 2018 (magazine)By

Irish pension funds have been struggling with low average funding levels since the financial crisis

Asset allocation: DB pensions act to curb deficits

February 2018 (magazine)By

Defined benefit pension funds are adopting various strategies to reduce risk and boost returns

funds still under pressure

Pensions In Ireland: Funds still under pressure

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Gail Moss assesses the effect of two new regulations on the asset allocation of Irish pension funds in a continuing low-yield environment

Pension Challenges: Sustainability key to survival

February 2017 (Magazine)

James Kavanagh says visionary thinking is needed to meet Ireland’s pension challenges

DB Pensions: Deficits are still a problem

February 2017 (Magazine)

Mick O’Byrne looks at the accounting deficits of Irish defined benefit pension schemes

Ireland's pension reform: The risks of procrastination

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Since 2010, successive governments have proposed, or at least hinted at, sweeping pension reform. But this could finally become a reality in 2017, as the regulator publishes a report on the market, finds Jonathan Williams

Ireland Strategic Investment Fund: Top marks for achievement

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Ireland’s sovereign development fund is fully established and building up a sizeable and diverse portfolio

Pensions In Ireland

Pensions in Ireland: No universal solution

February 2016 (Magazine)By

Despite promising comprehensive pension reform and after five years in government, Ireland’s Fine Gael-Labour-led coalition is months away from an election without a significant road map for change

IAPF: Look to the future

February 2016 (Magazine)By

Despite a growing economy and regulatory developments in the defined benefit sector, Ireland still faces challenges in its pensions system. Jerry Moriarty urges long-term considerations to form part of future pensions policy

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Whiskey barrels

Whiskey business: Irish SWF backs ‘fastest growing spirits sector’

Thu, 14 Jun 2018By

Ireland Strategic Investment Fund backs launch of €10m Irish Whiskey Growth Fund 

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‘Major turnaround’ for Irish pension scheme funding

Thu, 7 Jun 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

Pension Authority data shows more schemes are meeting minimum funding standards

Dublin, Ireland

Irish employers making ‘generous’ contributions to DC plans: survey

Thu, 31 May 2018By

Maximum employer contribution rate higher than 10% for half of replacement DB schemes 

Leinster House

Ireland launches state pension consultation

Tue, 29 May 2018By

Changes form part of sweeping reforms announced earlier this year

Ireland

Legal & General sets up Irish base for post-Brexit business

Tue, 15 May 2018By

Central Bank of Ireland has authorised LGIM’s Dublin-based subsidiary; MFS plans Luxembourg expansion

Irish flag

Irish pension liabilities hit 167% of GDP

Tue, 24 Apr 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

Data from Central Statistics Office says figure compares favourably to the UK

Ireland

Managers have three months to guard against no-deal Brexit

Mon, 23 Apr 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

If trade talks between the UK and the European Union collapse, experts warn there could be a scramble for Irish fund registrations

Source: Pension Protection Fund, JLT Employee Benefits

One year to go: Brexit’s impact in four charts

Thu, 29 Mar 2018By

12 months away from Brexit, IPE looks at what the decision to leave the EU has – and hasn’t – done for the pensions and investment sectors

All Ireland News

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