GLOBAL - Have you missed the biggest stories in pensions this week? Find out below, as we list the top 10 most popular stories on www.globalpensions.com over the past seven days.
IASB publishes ‘near final' draft of IAS19
GLOBAL - The International Accounting Standards Board has published a "near final" draft of its revised pension accounting standard IAS19 - confirming key changes that could see billions wiped off company profits.
Prudential completes first longevity insurance deal with UK firm
US/UK - Prudential Retirement has completed its first longevity reinsurance transaction with UK-based Rothesay Life.
Analysis: What IAS19 changes will mean for you
GLOBAL - Here it is. Global Pensions' summary of what changes to accounting standard IAS19 could mean for both sponsoring employers and pension schemes.
Aviva, Northern Trust, Schroders, Prudential Financial, American Century Investments
Hard bargaining sees institutions cut mandate fees by over a quarter
UK - Hard bargaining and encouraging competition helped institutional investors hiring managers save over a quarter on the fee levels they were initially quoted last year, research shows.
PBGC sues Morgan Stanley over risky investments
US - The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation is seeking $25m in damages from Morgan Stanley Investment Management over risky pension investments it made for New York's Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centres' pension plan.
Institutions take up to a year to change managers - Mellon
GLOBAL - Institutional investors are taking far longer to change investment managers or asset allocations than they did before the 2008 financial crisis, research by Mellon Transition Management (MTM) suggests.
CTA use on the rise among pension funds
US - Institutional investors are increasingly turning to commodity trading advisers following a historical reluctance to do so, Agecroft Partners believes.
New York Life launches near-term LDI strategy
New York Life Investments has launched the Guaranteed Interest Pension Account (GPA) to help corporate plans better manage their near-term liabilities.
Imbasa Yegolide Awards 2011: The Winners
Global Pensions teamed up with the Principal Officers Association for the third consecutive year to host last night's Imbasa Yegolide Awards for South African pension service providers.
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
This week's top stories include the government spending £800,000 on a Gogglebox advert and MPs writing to The Pensions Regulator about its engagement with the Railways Pension Scheme.