THE National Association of Pension Funds has updated its corporate governance policy and voting guidelines ahead of the 2009 annual general meeting season.
Amendments to the policy include combined chairman/chief executive officer guidelines; the role of the chairman in maintaining corporate governance standards; and waivers of rule 9 of the Takeover Code....
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) is in the process of convening an industry-wide group to take forward the work of the Institutional Disclosure Working Group (IDWG).
The Transfers and Re-registration Industry Group (TRIG) has given its support to an initiative which aims to complete occupational pension transfers within three weeks.
Scottish Widows has completed a bulk annuity deal for the Hitachi UK Limited Pension Scheme.