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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)

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EIOPA Launches Pensions Stress Test

​EIOPA has launched its pensions first stress test for Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORPs), and a quantitative assessment of further work on solvency of IORPs. The stress test will

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EIOPA UPDATES ON PREPARATION FOR SOLVENCY II

EIOPA UPDATES ON PREPARATION FOR SOLVENCY II All the information on Solvency II is available on a single webpage; EIOPA to publish its feedback on the comments on the second

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EIOPA publishes Opinion providing practical recommendations on internal models

​EIOPA published today an Opinion on Internal Models. In this document, the Authority provides recommendations to National Competent Authorities (NCAs) for three key areas: ​ ​NCAs should require the risks related

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PensionsEurope deeply concerned with pensions developments for Bulgarian pensions

PensionsEurope deeply concerned with developments in Bulgaria for Bulgarian pensions. There are worrying developments for supplementary pensions taking place in Bulgaria. In order to improve public finances, the Bulgarian Government

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EFAMA confirms that a single market for personal pensions would pave the way for economies of scale

The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has today published further recommendations for a new EU-wide pension product based on extensive research and feedback from the asset management industry.

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European Investment funds achieve all-time high of EUR 634 billion

The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has published its latest quarterly statistical release which describes the trends in the European investment fund industry during the fourth quarter of

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NAPF comments on European Commission’s Green Paper

The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has commented today (Wednesday) on the publication of the European Commission’s Green Paper consultation document on Building a Capital Markets Union (CMU). Joanne