UK - Russell/Mellon has added 15 new European and 11 new global product groups to its AMI asset manager database.
Russell/Mellon says the additions are part of a package of improvements to the AMI service that will be made in October. These include the restructuring of the “Firm Assets and Client Base” and “New and Lost Business” areas of AMI.
There are also two new topics ñ ìAsset Profileî and ìClient Profileî.
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