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RiskCo acquires InAdmin from APG

Dutch pension administrator RiskCo has agreed to acquire the defined contribution pension administration subsidiary of APG Groep. The deal will see the pension administration provider take over InAdmin and the

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PensionsEurope: Hard Brexit could be costly for pensions

PensionsEurope has called on the EU and the UK to consider the impact of Brexit on the pensions sector before striking a final deal. The European pension scheme group issued

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Hymans Robertson appoints Alistair Russell-Smith as head of corporate defined benefit practice

Pensions and risk consultancy Hymans Robertson has named Alistair Russell-Smith as head of its corporate defined benefit practice. Russell-Smith, who joined Hymans Robertson in 2000, has been a partner for

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JLT Employee Benefits rolls out buyout comparison service

JLT Employee Benefits has launched a new buyout comparison service and monitoring tool that allows companies and trustees to receive regular bulk annuity quotations from insurers in the marketplace. The

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ESAS consult on margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) launched a second consultation​ on draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) outlining the framework of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). This second consultation document is

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EIOPA updates on the major risks to financial stability

​EIOPA has published its Financial Stability Report May 2015 EIOPA observes that the risks identified in the previous Report (December 2014) remain broadly unchanged:  a weak macroeconomic environment,  protracted low

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PensionsEurope do not want EMIR rules to jeopardise long-term investments

PensionsEurope calls on the Commission to ensure that EMIR rules do not jeopardise long-term investment in the EU Brussels, 21 May 2015 – The European Commission launched today a consultation on

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Pension funds vital for Capital Markets Union success

PensionsEurope has used its response to the Capital Markets Union (CMU) consultation to urge the EU to work together with pension funds in delivering the CMU. Increasing long term investments in

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7 in 10 would support mandatory pension saving from Republic of Irelands Government

77% will not have enough money in retirement Although as a nation Ireland is not engaged in adequate financial planning for retirement, we are very open to it and we

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NAPF in favor of a Capital Markets Union

Pension savers have much to gain from Capital Markets Union, says NAPF But policies must be looked at through the lens of pension funds The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF)