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Thursday 19 July 2018

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Norges Bank acquires property in California

Norges Bank Real Estate Management, on behalf of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global, has acquired a logistics property in Orange County, California

Regulatory compliance now ‘primary criteria’ in institutional investor manager searches

Regulatory compliance and reporting has moved from a secondary consideration to primary criteria for institutional investors selecting managers, according to Greenwich Associates

Irish govt tax reforms could help plug pensions black hole

The planned merger of Universal Social Charge (USC) and Pay Related Social Insurance (PRSI) planned by the Irish government, could be used to plug the nation’s pensions black hole, it has been revealed

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Irish managed pension funds lose 0.6% over June

Irish managed pension funds made an average loss of 0.6 per cent over June, according to Rubicon Investment Consulting

Dutch employees of AzkoNobel to stike over €400m pension payments

Employees of the multi-national company AkzoNobel have begun a strike after Dutch trade unions asked the firm to pay an additional €400m into its pension fund

Russian civil servant pension more than average worker's salary

Russian government lawmakers receive on average more in monthly pension payments than a Russian worker's salary, State Duma pension data has shown

Dutch planning bureau asks for more choice in decumulation phase

The Netherlands could expand the options in the decumulation phase of occupational pensions as it says, annuities are suitable as a standard option, but a one-off lump sum should also be made possible

Dutch scheme of Cindu International to transfer to Centraal Beheer APF

Stichting Pensioenfonds Cindu International has signed an intention agreement with Centraal Beheer APF to transfer its liabilities and assets to the general pension fund (APF)

Funding level of Dutch schemes stable in June

The average funding level of the Dutch pension funds remained stable at 111 per cent during June

Dutch PPIs of BeFrank and Nationale-Nederlanden merged

Online pension provider BeFrank and the Premium Pension Institution (PPI) of Nationale-Nederlanden have officially started operating under the same name, BeFrank

Latest Features

A return on responsible investment

With the fund recently introducing new global equities indices focusing on ESG exposure, Natalie Tuck speaks to Sweden’s AP2 head of communications and HR Ulrika Danielson about the fund’s commitment to investing responsibly whilst securing positive returns

An innovative view

David Adams speaks to Kasper Ahrndt Lorenzen, executive vice-president and CIO at Danish pension fund ATP, about how and why the Nordic region has acquired its reputation for pension fund innovation

The fog clearing

Stuart Anderson considers the current efforts to remove the opaque nature of investment costs and improve transparency

A necessary measure

European Pensions explores what schemes should have in place in preparation for the EU’s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation, how it differs to regulations that were in place prior to introduction of GDPR, and the penalties for non-compliance

The incredible shrinking pensions industry

Scheme consolidation is high on the agenda for some European regulators. Maggie Williams explores what that means for plans and providers

A shifting relationship

The partnership between pension schemes and providers is transforming, as automation promises further change in the years ahead

Leading the way

David Adams considers why Nordic pension funds are so often ahead of their European counterparts with their investment strategies, and not just with their consideration of ESG

The known unknown

How much of an influence will the long-disputed IORP II Directive really have on scheme governance?

The complexity of simplification

Just how complex is the regulatory framework for pensions accounting in the European Union? Stephen Bouvier explores the issue

A European view

Talya Misiri speaks to PensionsEurope CEO Matti Leppälä about factors that make

a successful workplace pension, the impact of a ‘no deal’ Brexit on European pensions and the European Commission’s Action Plan on financing sustainable growth

Blossoming change

France is on the cusp of landmark pension reforms, but the country must overcome

complexity and public opinion to succeed

Irish Awards 2017 Winner Brochure

An overview of the winners of the Irish Pensions Awards 2017

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Implementing factor investing
Francesca Fabrizi meets Marlies van Boven, Managing Director of Research and Analytics at FTSE Russell, to discuss factor investing implementation
Latest News Headlines
Adam Cadle provides a summary of the big European pensions stories to have hit the headlines this month
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