Con Keating argues that "inflated" market-consistent valuation estimates are distorting cash equivalent transfer values and service costs.
Con Keating takes a look at different approaches to evaluating pension liabilities.
In the latest of his articles for Professional Pensions, Con Keating expands on his thoughts on pension liability valuation methodology and explains why his ideas are far from 'crackpot'.
Workers at Rolls-Royce will receive a boost to their retirement incomes due to a number of reforms it took more than a decade ago, the Financial Times says.
The DB Taskforce's interim report reveals the risk of schemes not paying benefits in full is higher than previously thought. Jonathan Stapleton looks at the findings and assesses what can be done.
Con Keating questions the need for discount rates and argues, even if we do use them, the current methodologies based on market-consistency and expected returns on investment are wrong.
Jonathan Stapleton asks how we should be valuing defined benefit scheme liabilities and whether the current methodology is fit for purpose
In a letter to the editor, retired actuary Richard Abramson explains why both Dan Mikulskis and Con Keating could be wrong about how to value DB liabilities…
Kevin Wesbroom looks at the issues the industry faces around liabilities
Evening Standard's columnist Anthony Hilton's critique of how the industry deals with defined benefit deficits sparked much debate with Redington's Dan Mikulskis writing a rebuttal for Professional Pensions. Con Keating gives his view.
Journalist Anthony Hilton's recent article on pension deficits has prompted a lot of debate. Dan Mikulskis puts forward his view.