It was disappointing to hear a Financial Reporting Council (FRC) representative tell the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) stewardship conference that it's unlikely the council will support calls for pension schemes to direct their votes in pooled funds.
This would seem to put the FRC on collision course with the whole thrust of government and opposition policy on the need for institutional investors to have better engagement with the companies they own....
Savers are being warned by the Insolvency Service to guard their pension pots from investment scammers and negligent trustees as it winds up 24 companies.
Respondents say they should only be required in certain situations as the system is not broken.
Smart Pension has absorbed more than 6,500 members from the Corporate Pensions Trust (CPT) after its trustees decided not to apply for authorisation.
The Defined Contribution Investment Forum (DCIF) has reappointed Vivek Roy as chairman for 2019 following a vote at its annual general meeting last November.