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Ireland: Auto-enrolment strawman proposals

February 2019 (Magazine)By

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

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Pension reform: Signs look good for this year

February 2019 (Magazine)By

The comprehensive nature of the government’s pensions reform road map is significant progress

tomás kirrane

DB funding: Calm waters or the eye of the storm?

February 2019 (Magazine)By

An update on the accounting deficits in Irish defined benefit (DB) pension schemes

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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

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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

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Irish government approves key auto-enrolment provisions

Thu, 31 Oct 2019By

Employees are to choose their providers, which will have to be approved by a new body

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Irish industry body calls for dedicated pensions minister role in government

Fri, 4 Oct 2019By

Pension fund association increasingly concerned at lack of progress on reforms outlined in 2018, with IORP II also yet to be transposed

The accounting backstop

October 2019 (Magazine)By

What if the Irish government pumped €64bn into its banking system to repay loans to the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Irish Central bank illegally?

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How Europe’s pension sectors are preparing for Brexit

Fri, 27 Sep 2019By IPE Staff

IPE asked regulators and industry bodies in EU member states how they have been preparing for the UK’s scheduled departure from the bloc on 31 October

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Chart of the Week: The best place in the world to retire is...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019By

… Iceland, which narrowly beat Switzerland, according to Natixis Investment Managers’ annual Global Retirement Index

Ireland: A pension reform battleground

September 2019 (Magazine)By

The government’s plan to overhaul the entire pension system is running behind schedule

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Irish regulator to raise scheme levies to meet cost of EU reporting rules

Wed, 7 Aug 2019By

New reporting requirements brought in by EIOPA and ECB are due to come into force from December this year

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Few cross-border funds meet new German performance fee criteria

Thu, 13 Jun 2019By

Fitz Partners finds that only 13% of UCITS funds would meet tighter performance fee structure conditions effective from December 

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