UK - Treasury secretary Ruth Kelly will be the keynote speaker at the Amicus Alliance in Finance conference on April 14.
The conference, which will be held at the TUC’s Congress House in London, will look at downgrading of pension funds by credit rating firms.
Other speakers will include BBC finance correspondent Declan Curry, senior adviser responsible for investment at the Universities Superannuation Scheme Raj Thamotheram and Pensions Commission chairman Adair Turner.
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MPs failed to place legislation into the Financial Guidance and Claims bill that would have made pension guidance default, which Just Group director Stephen Lowe said left a "bitter taste".
Aegon has called for the government to double the tax exemption on employer-arranged pension advice, up from £500 to £1,000.
Institutional investor confidence in Europe rose by 8.9 points in April with each region showing growing appetite for risk, according to State Street Global Exchange.