EUROPE - The majority of European multinational companies would like to develop cross-border pensions but differing regulations among member states and uncertainty over changing European rules are giving plan sponsors pause, AEGON finds.
In its most recent AEGON Global Pensions report, the firm found 80% of respondents to its European survey supported the idea of cross border pensions in principal, but more than half doubted their ability...
Michael Bow talks to Matti Leppälä
EUROPE - Mercer has launched a service to help trustees and other institutional investors meet their stewardship requirements.
That the third quarter was turbulent was no surprise. But recently released funding figures for pension funds and asset under management figures for asset managers have helped us crystallise the cost of the uncertainty surrounding the future of the EU...
Pension funds could soon have to bear the cost of a Europe-wide tax on equity, bonds, currency and derivative transactions, finds Lynn Strongin Dodds
EUROPE - Finance practitioners generally echoed the welcome markets gave to details of the latest, expanded eurozone rescue deal, but said the "eye of the storm" will now move to focus on Italy and its beleaguered ruling coalition.