Professional Pensions | 26 Mar 2014 | 10:33 |
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has appointed Elliot Varnell and William Coatesworth to its risk team.
Credit agency Experian has seen its IAS19 defined benefit (DB) surplus shrink after volatility in the discount rate used to calculate liabilities, its half year report shows.
Professional Pensions | 06 Nov 2013 | 13:21 |
Insurance companies in the FTSE100 have some of the best defined benefit (DB) scheme funding levels as a result of Solvency II, research from JLT Employee Benefits (JLTEB) shows.
Professional Pensions | 04 Nov 2013 | 11:52 |
Asset managers have urged the European Commission (EC) to extend the duration of its proposed European long-term investment funds (ELTIFs) to attract institutional investors.
Professional Pensions | 10 Oct 2013 | 07:00 |
Almost seven out of 10 contributors think the European Commission should rule out adding any solvency requirements to its overhauled pensions directive.
Professional Pensions | 20 Sep 2013 | 13:16 |
Pensions Buzz is a weekly survey of the industry.
Professional Pensions | 07 Jun 2013 | 12:11 |
Buzz respondents were not in any way convinced that solvency requirements from Europe are dead and buried; just under 60% thought the requirements will be back in one form or another.
Professional Pensions | 07 Jun 2013 | 07:00 |
The attitude of the UK pensions industry towards Europe has mirrored that of the general population in recent years.
Professional Pensions | 30 May 2013 | 07:00 |
Andrew Tyrie, chairman of the Treasury Committee, and Andrew Bailey, executive director of the new Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), have rounded on the European Union (EU) over its “shocking” implementation of Solvency II.
Professional Pensions | 01 May 2013 | 16:39 |
Last year’s dip in the buy-in and buyout market was due to trustees focusing on triennial valuations and schemes being unprepared to transact, say insurers.
Professional Pensions | 18 Apr 2013 | 07:00 |
The European Commission green paper on long-term financing has been warmly welcomed by trade bodies. The National Association of Pension Funds, PensionsEurope and Investment Management Association all gave the consultation an enthusiastic reception.
Professional Pensions | 02 Apr 2013 | 11:14 |
Over a third of European defined benefit schemes feel they do not have access to portfolio data which helps them fulfil regulatory requirements, research from State Street reveals.
Professional Pensions | 12 Mar 2013 | 11:58 |
Taha Lokhandwala considers the gilts outlook.
Professional Pensions | 21 Feb 2013 | 08:00 |
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