NETHERLANDS - Dutch employers could stop providing defined benefit (DB) pension provision, if proposals from the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) are implemented, the Dutch Federation of Pension Funds has warned.
Director Jaap Maassen told Global Pensions Dutch hybrid pension schemes were not catered for in international accounting and the reality of the pension fund balance sheet was not made clear. Dutch Accounting...
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Down again from March
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the April 2020 estimates on the various measures…
The Society of Pension Professionals (SPP) estimates only 5-10% of scheme sponsors will suspend or reduce contributions during the coronavirus pandemic while majority have no need to alter their payment schedules.