In February 2014, the European Commission (EC) will publish its proposals for the Internal Market and Services Directorate General's (DG MARKT) revised Shareholder Rights Directive, to be scrutinised by the European Council and Parliament and enter law by 2015 at the earliest.
However, there are fears the directive will place additional burdens on institutional investors and their asset managers, inhibiting portfolio performance. The proposals The EC proposes measures...
This week's top stories included Cardano announcing plans to acquire Now Pensions from a Dutch pension fund later this year.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) faces a £102m impact on liabilities as a result of equalising guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs), according to its annual results.
Malcolm Mclean says getting the channels of communication right and engaging more openly is a good starting point