International rules designed to bring transparency to the opaque derivatives market could backfire by imposing heavy costs on pension funds and force them to abandon hedging strategies, the industry’s trade body warns.
The National Association of Pension Funds urged authorities to exempt pension funds from initial margin requirements - where derivatives users are forced to post collateral in the form of cash and bonds...
The Pension Protection Fund’s (PPF) compensation cap and restrictions on annual indexation increases could be at odds with EU law, according to a provisional judgement by the Court of Appeal.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched investigations into the conduct of a number of individuals involved with various Guinness Peat pension schemes between 2004 and 2012.
The Pension Protection Fund has announced the changes it will consider making to the Experian insolvency model for the 2018/19 levy ahead of the formal consultation.
The review of automatic enrolment (AE) in 2017 is an opportunity to think more strategically about pensions says Tim Sharp.