EUROPE - The European Federation for Retirement Provision (EFRP) has given ‘qualified support' to the proposal for a portability directive put forward today by the European Commission today, but warned of increased costs.
The proposal modifies member states’ social and labour law to make occupational pensions flexible. Chairman Jaap Maassen said that “increasing the coverage of affordable and adequate occupational pension...
Michael Bow talks to Matti Leppälä
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.
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