UK - State Street Global Advisors has expanded its cash management team with the appointment of Peter Atkinson to oversee regional credit analysis.
Atkinson will be based in London and will be responsible for the analysis of asset and mortgage-backed, corporate, and bank credits in the UK and Europe.
Prior to the appointment he worked for Halifax Group Treasury and Wholesale Banking where he was a credit manager in structured investments.
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers