Charge cap proposals not enough and more radical overhaul needed, says SPP

James Phillips
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Government proposals to employ a charge cap smoothing mechanism in a bid to incentivise defined contribution (DC) pension scheme investment in illiquid assets could have the opposite effect, says the Society of Pension Professionals (SPP).

Existing illiquid investment options do not typically produce annual accrual of performance fees, as would be needed under the Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) suggestion. This would ultimat...

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