Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds must set investment objectives after the competition watchdog expanded those caught by its market investigation, but more clarity is needed, Hymans Robertson has said.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published its final order in its investment consultants market investigation earlier this month, and this removed an exemption to its requirements for LGPS funds...
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