Belgium has joined the UK and other countries in rejecting plans to introduce Solvency II-style regulation for European schemes, raising the possibility the controversial proposals could be blocked.
Speaking at a meeting of the Belgian Association of Pensions Institutions this week, pensions minister Alexander de Croo said his country would "take a critical stance" towards the directive. Belgium...
The belief that maturing DB schemes should automatically move into bonds and gilts is being increasingly challenged. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores alternatives to the traditional de-risking model
Britain's vote to leave the European Union has shocked pollsters and investors, but what are the legislative and regulatory changes schemes and trustees can expect? James Phillips reports
The combined deficit of UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes has hit £900bn following Britain's historic decision to leave the EU.
The secondary annuities market will only work if the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) puts in place adequate protections to prevent consumers being ripped off.