European insurance firms are "campaigning" for pension funds' capital requirements to be regulated more like insurers to generate increased business for the insurance sector, a leading MEP says.
European Parliament economic and monetary affairs committee chairman Sharon Bowles told the hearing that plans to revise a directive for pension schemes to transpose Pillar I of Solvency II rules – applied...
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers