By Francesca Fabrizi
The European Pensions Awards 2012 shortlist has now been announced, following a rigorous two day judging process with some of the key names in the European pensions industry.
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The 27 judges, which included representatives from pension funds, consultancies, associations and providers across the European pensions sphere, came together to decide the winners of these coveted pensions awards, which this year saw a record number of entries.
The winners will be announced at a prestigious gala event on 27 June at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. For further details on the shortlisted entries, or to book your table, please visit the European Pensions awards website.
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Europe is still negotiating to find a solution to the European sovereign debt crisis, but this will inevitably end in a messy compromise that fails to resolve the peripheral solvency crisis and merely prolongs the agony until the next stage, said Stuart Thomson, chief economist at Ignis Asset ManagementIAS19 impact on pensions uncertain
The effects of the revised International Accounting Standard (IAS19) on European listed companies’ financial statements remain uncertain, Mercer has said. No consensus has been reached over the interpretation of some of the revised IAS19’s requirements, so there could be opportunities for early adopters to work with their auditors to select the solution that best meets their needs