Andrew Waring says the 'big is better' view does not necessarily stand up to scrutiny when it comes to master trusts.
Malcolm McLean says the green-tinged white paper raised almost as many questions as answers and we are still far from knowing the exact direction of government policy
The regulator's increase in headcount increases its focus on member protection. Jonathan Stapleton says this may have a negative impact on sponsoring employers.
David Weeks says pension schemes need to give attention to risks that flow from longevity trends.
The industry is currently focused on the investment risks of DC default strategies. Maria Nazarova-Doyle says the real dangers could lie elsewhere
GDPR comes into force at the end of this month. David Brown asks if it will be a positive change for schemes.
Jonathan Stapleton comments on the cost of pensions consulting and asks if consolidation will drive this down.
Lorraine Harper says without high quality data, scheme sponsors and stewards are at risk of stumbling into bad decisions and damaging the vulnerable
Paul Budgen says many of the smaller providers with less resource and funding will not make it through the costly and time-consuming months ahead
Rory Murphy argues there is no excuse for pension trustees to be taking a back seat on climate change risks in the investment chain.
This year's Professional Pensions Administration Survey finds fewer schemes are seeing cost reductions. Jonathan Stapleton wonders whether common sense has been found in the TPA market.
Henry Tapper says while most IGCs are making progress, there is still a long way to go until they fulfill the promises set by the OFT.
David Harris says we should look to experiences and innovations in New Zealand, Australia and the US
Stephanie Baxter says the IC Select performance standard is an important step towards greater transparency, but wonders if it goes far enough
Caroline Escott says there should be alignment between the various policy and regulatory initiatives on value for money to avoid overburdening trustees.
Stephanie Baxter says trustees should welcome the regulator's tougher line on excessive shareholder payouts
Peter Askins says it is important to communicate the role of trustee to members in a way they can understand
Patrick Bloomfield says the regulator is being more vocal about its view of what 'fair treatment' means, with the threat of using its powers to intervene
Sorca Kelly-Scholte says the $5.1trn US investment grade corporate bond market offers greater opportunities to diversify.
Jack Dromey MP says the government had an opportunity to properly tackle the widespread problems facing DB schemes
Tim Sharp says the government has missed some big opportunities to help workers in the DB white paper.
John Gray says we should think about investing more locally, but there are a number of serious practical investment problems to overcome
Ros Altmann calls for urgent action on 'net-pay' schemes, warning the impact on low earners will significantly worsen with contribution rates set to rise to 5%.
Any further changes to tax relief would undoubtedly add to the cost and complexity of running a DB scheme, says Steve Webb