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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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Ireland’s sovereign fund partners with World Bank for emerging markets

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By

Agreement follows launch of €150m tech fund in partnership with Chinese investor

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Trustees face ‘onerous’ burden ahead of Ireland’s IORP II implementation

Thu, 4 Oct 2018By

Small schemes could be exempt but government has yet to write EU rules into statute

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Switzerland overtakes Norway as the best place to retire

Fri, 7 Sep 2018By

Sharp decline in finances forces Norway into 3rd place, according to Natixis analysis

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Ireland outlines plan for auto-enrolment regime

Thu, 23 Aug 2018By

Contributions will reach 12% of salary by 2028 under proposed pension reform

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ISIF’s Irish portfolio beats global fund on returns in H1

Wed, 8 Aug 2018By

Strong economy prompts strategy rejig for Ireland’s sovereign fund

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Baillie Gifford to open Dublin office to safeguard EU business

Tue, 7 Aug 2018By

Office to take the form of EU subsidiary company

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Irish consultant seeks multi-asset manager for €30m mandate

Fri, 3 Aug 2018By IPE Staff

IPE Quest tender for global manager to run ESG absolute return portfolio

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Brexit fuelling rapid increase in cross-border strategies, survey finds

Wed, 1 Aug 2018By

State Street reports that more than half of 250 asset managers polled are reshaping their distribution strategies

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