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Pensions in The Netherlands

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The Netherlands: Pensions reform poses IT puzzle

September 2018 (magazine)By

Dutch pension managers will need to significantly adjust their IT systems if a pensions contract with individual accrual becomes the key element in a new Dutch pensions system

Asset Allocation: State of play

September 2018 (magazine)By

A look at the top five Dutch pension funds

Multi-sector magnet

September 2018 (magazine)

Since 2011, PGB has almost doubled its number of participants to 235,700 from pension funds from a diverse range of sectors

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Dutch pensions: IT is a bottleneck

March 2018 (magazine)By

Antiquated IT systems stand in the way of an overhaul of Dutch pensions

Scheme funding: Benefits gain

March 2018 (magazine)By

Improved funding leads indexation wave

Asset allocation: Steadying the ship

March 2018 (magazine)By

Better funding positions offer Dutch pension funds a chance to increase diversification

New system: A spring deadline

March 2018 (magazine)By

Despite appearances to the contrary, a compromise on a future retirement system may be close

Fiduciary management: Foreign fiduciaries struggle

March 2018 (magazine)By Frank van Alphen

Pension funds’ changing requirements are having a profound effect on the market for fiduciary management

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Dutch pensions: Aiming for full transparency on costs

September 2017 (Magazine)By Sameer van Alfen

Dutch funds are now required to provide deeper insight into their expenses in their annual reports

Asset Allocation: In the mix

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Asset allocation review for the largest Dutch pension funds

Outsourcing: Funds over Achmea debacle

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Industry-wide pension schemes have worked quickly to find new administrators to replace Syntrus Achmea

Variable Income: Lowdown on drawdown

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Dutch variable income pension products, introduced following a 2016 law change, differ markedly in their approach

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Chart of the Week: Dutch schemes bounce back with Q1 gains of up to 8.5%

Thu, 18 Apr 2019By

Strong equity markets and rising government bonds help recovery from weak end to 2018

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Commission launches infringement action against 17 states over IORP II

Tue, 16 Apr 2019By ,

Proceedings launched for “non-communication” of transposition measures after January deadline

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Netherlands roundup: PNO picks Kempen as fiduciary for DC plan

Mon, 15 Apr 2019By , Pensioen Pro staff

Plus: Construction company scheme to liquidate; Metal industry schemes increase lobbying against rights cuts

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Dutch investors set out expectations for oil and gas sector

Mon, 15 Apr 2019By

Investor expectation statement comes after Follow This withdraws Shell resolution


Dutch watchdog wants new rules for pension funds’ DC products

Thu, 11 Apr 2019By

AFM warns its current remit is limited and wants to make sure customers are protected

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Rules for sector schemes and insurers ‘hamper innovation’, says lawyer

Thu, 11 Apr 2019By Frank van Alphen,

Cutting limitations for Dutch industry-wide schemes and insurers could make consolidation easier and cheaper

'Pensions funds should ramp up local investment'

Number of Dutch pension funds will soon fall to 200, regulator says

Wed, 10 Apr 2019By

DNB says 29 schemes out of 230 are in liquidation, while several others are considering their options

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Netherlands roundup: Schemes ‘must reclaim mistakenly paid benefits’

Wed, 10 Apr 2019By ,

Also: KLM’s cabin staff scheme opts for two-tier board in governance shake-up

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