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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

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

Ireland's DB funding steps up a gear

February 2016 (Magazine)By ,

Irish DB schemes face a new financial buffer from this year. Each of the various ways to meet the risk-reserve standard comes at a considerable cost

Ireland's risk reserve requirement: New duties

February 2016 (Magazine)

Philip Shier and Aidan Kennedy review the new risk reserve requirement for pension funds 

Pensions Accounting: Deficit pain lingers

February 2016 (Magazine)By

Mick O’Byrne provides an update on the accounting deficits of defined benefit pension schemes of Irish listed companies and state entities

Pensions In  Ireland: Towards a DC future

Pensions In Ireland: Towards a DC future

February 2015 (Magazine)By

At its first meeting of 2015, the Irish Cabinet discussed the introduction of a “new, universal supplementary pension savings scheme”. The plan was presented by Joan Burton, deputy prime minister and minister for social protection. 

Pensions In Ireland: Do the right thing

February 2015 (Magazine)By

Jerry Moriarty welcomes the planned end to the pensions levy but calls for definite action on auto enrolment

All Ireland

Regina Doherty, minister for social protection, Ireland

Ireland removes DB protections from welfare bill

Tue, 18 Jul 2017By

Minister calls for further debate as issues are deemed too complex to take forward

Leinster House

Scrap mandatory retirement, say Irish politicians

Tue, 18 Jul 2017By

Minister urged to review 2012 law changes and remove inequality in state pension payments

DNB to assess Dutch asset management charges

Accounting roundup: FRC, GAAP, IFRS, IASB, S&P

Tue, 11 Jul 2017By

UK’s FRC says more work needed before updating GAAP in line with IFRS changes 

Brussels at night

Aon adds own Irish legacy DB schemes to cross-border IORP

Fri, 30 Jun 2017By

Transfer creates the third country DB section in UnitedPensions vehicle

Leinster House

Irish schemes face new funding requirements in pensions bill

Fri, 12 May 2017By

Department of Social Protection wants to bring in strict timetable for funding agreements

Brexit

How Brexit could affect investment fund 'passports'

Wed, 29 Mar 2017By

Existing passporting rules for fund domiciles should keep disruption to a minimum, experts say

Leinster House

Ireland opposition party seeks protection for DB schemes

Thu, 16 Feb 2017By

Government wants to close loophole allowing sponsors to abandon underfunded schemes

Forest

Irish sovereign wealth fund backs forestry portfolio launch

Fri, 3 Feb 2017By

€55m to go towards fund targeting more timber supply, with European Investment Bank also involved

All Ireland News

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