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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

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

Ireland's ISIF moves closer to fossil fuel divestment

Ireland seeks fossil fuel divestment for €8bn SWF

Tue, 31 Jan 2017By

Proponent of bill claims ISIF lost €100m in three years from exposure to fossil fuel price swings

Dublin, Ireland

Irish roundup: AIB, Fianna Fáil, Pensions Authority, Bord na Móna

Fri, 20 Jan 2017By

State-owned AIB agrees pay and pensions deal with union; Fianna Fáil tables pensions law amendment

Dublin, Ireland

Irish sovereign fund invests in online sales platform

Wed, 18 Jan 2017By

Firm pledges to establish new office as part of investment by sovereign development fund

Martello tower, Dublin

Ireland Strategic Investment Fund commits €30m to SME lender

Mon, 28 Nov 2016By

Sovereign wealth fund to take 32% stake in Finance Ireland

Ireland

Irish pension fund deficits soar to €6.8bn

Thu, 17 Nov 2016By

Quantitative easing, Brexit and corporate bond yields all contribute to combined shortfall

DNA

Ireland's sovereign fund backs €40m life sciences investment

Tue, 1 Nov 2016By

ISIF investment will see creation of research centre, employing 150 staff

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