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A crisis of confidence or a question of short memories?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 3 2017

As the central bankers of the world gathered at Jackson Hole last weekend and considered how and when to taper quantitative easing programmes (“just

Release pension funds from their “risk-free” straitjackets
  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • Netherlands
  • May 14 2015

The reality is that any investment that seemed risk-free yesterday may be a systemic risk tomorrow. A pension fund has to invest in accordance with

Updates on Romanian private pension funds legislation
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • Romania
  • August 9 2013

On 22 July the Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority ("FSA") Norm 1 of 2013, regulating the archive activity of private pensions administrators

Sovereign annuities: a suitable option?
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • January 17 2013

A "sovereign annuity" initiative has been introduced to assist employers and trustees in addressing the funding issues associated with defined

Introduction of the funding risk reserve
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • January 17 2013

The revised funding standard for defined benefit (DB) schemes has recently come into law. A key feature of the new measures, which will apply from 1

Governor vetoes pension borrowing legislation
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2011

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently vetoed a bill that would have allowed school districts to issue new borrowing to cover short-term expenditures, passing the bill to future taxpayers at a much higher cost.

China to solicit public opinions on administration of enterprise annuity funds
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • China
  • December 30 2010

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security recently issued the Measures for the Supervision and Administration of Enterprise Annuity Funds (Draft) ("the Draft") and sought public comments on the Draft.

Sovereign annuity proposal
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • November 16 2010

The Irish Association of Pension Funds (IAPF) and the Society of Actuaries in Ireland made a joint sovereign annuity proposal to the Government during the summer.

US financial regulatory reform and UK pension funds
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • August 19 2010

New US legislation could weaken protections for money market funds in which UK pension funds invest.

California contemplating formation of bond insurer
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2008

Citing the need for additional capacity in the bond insurance market and the desire to move away from the rating system currently used for municipal bonds, California Treasurer Bill Lockyer has proposed using state pension funds to form a state-owned bond insurer.