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Pensions In UK: Of Brexit, deficits and LDI

September 2016 (Magazine)By

With a potential Brexit in sight, Carlo Svaluto Moreolo asks whether the assumptions underlying liability-driven investment (LDI) need to be reconsidered 

Liquidity warnings

September 2016 (Magazine)By

Regulation is constraining pension funds’ ability to manage risk and they should prepare for future illiquidity

Pensions Accounting: Managing change

September 2016 (Magazine)By

UK defined-benefit deficits are ballooning. The Brexit vote might initiate behavioural change, Stephen Bouvier writes

DC Income Strategies: Another egg in the NEST?

September 2016 (Magazine)By

As the UK government consults on whether NEST should be allowed to enter the drawdown market, Jonathan Williams examines the arguments for and against its entry, and what the fund can learn from Australia

Diversified Growth Funds: Diffusing the risk

September 2016 (Magazine)

Katherine Lynas and Adam Gillespie point out that strong diversified growth funds distinguish themselves in performance terms at times of heightened market stress

Master Trusts: A DC default for the future

September 2016 (Magazine)By

Pádraig Floyd assesses how master trust providers are shaping the design of defined contribution default funds

DB Sponsor Covenants: Underlying weaknesses

September 2016 (Magazine)By Gill Wadsworth

The British Steel and BHS cases have drawn attention to structural flaws in the UK’s defined benefit system when it comes to the sponsor covenant, writes Gill Wadsworth

Longevity in the spotlight

September 2016 (Magazine)

Scheme-specific adjustments to standard industry tables can help smaller pension funds take into account the effect of longevity, according to Michael Kelly and Glyn Bradley

LGPS: Straight in at the deep end

September 2016 (Magazine)By

Gail Moss assesses progress so far as the eight local government asset pools of England and Wales test the water

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For-profit DC 'product-focused, not outcome-focused' – survey

Tue, 8 Sep 2015By IPE Staff

Latest IPE Focus Group sees split between UK and Dutch markets

Pensions in the UK: A 10-year scorecard

September 2015 (Magazine)By

The advent of The Pensions Regulator and the Pension Protection Fund in 2005 changed the UK occupational pensions sector for good. But have they changed it for the better?

UK Pensions Governance: The head and the heart

September 2015 (Magazine)By Gill Wadsworth

Trustees are at the heart of UK pension funds. Do they need to get better at what they do?

All UK

Westminster at sunset

Global asset owners bracing for Brexit impact

Fri, 20 Jan 2017By

State Street study reveals institutional investors preparing for investment, operational changes

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USS appoints Ortec Finance to provide ALM tools

Thu, 19 Jan 2017By

Higher education multi-employer scheme seeks to boost performance, risk analysis

Brexit

European, Asian companies lower outlook post-Brexit – Fidelity

Thu, 19 Jan 2017By

Fidelity analysts say companies becoming less willing to invest in UK, but outlook for US improving

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PLSA toughens executive pay stance in new voting guidelines

Wed, 18 Jan 2017By

Updated corporate governance policy follows BlackRock’s call for pay package reform

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PLSA calls for Brexit deal that supports UK pension funds

Wed, 18 Jan 2017By

‘On no account’ could pension funds support future with no EU access, industry group says

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UK roundup: Brunel Pensions Partnership, FCA, MiFID II, Zurich

Tue, 17 Jan 2017By

Brunel Pensions Partnership calls for MiFID II rethink

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South-west LGPS pool launches senior staff search

Mon, 16 Jan 2017By

Brunel Pensions Partnership on hunt for chair, two non-exec directors

European Parliament

UK ‘could ignore’ European share-ownership rules

Fri, 13 Jan 2017By

Timing of Shareholder Rights Directive clashes with Brexit timetable

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