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Rocky Road for the European Union: Pension Plans' Response
Annual European Pensions Survey
Amundi and Create-Research
Dec 2018 Europe (including EU) European Union issues, European Union members, Scheme Issues & Trends
Amundi and Create-Research have published the annual survey of 149 pension plans across the EU, with total assets of 1.89trn. According to the results, 54% of respondents cited the unwinding of quantitative easing as the key factor driving financial markets over the next three years. Other key factors cited include the rise of protectionism in global trade and the growth outlook for the global economy.
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Estimates of Irish Pension Liabilities 2015
Estimates of Irish Pension Liabilities 2015
Central Statistics Office Ireland (CSO)
20 Apr 2018 Ireland European Union issues, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies)
For the first time the Irish Central Statistics Office (CSO) has published its Estimates of Irish Pension Liabilities 2015, in which it collated data on occupational pension schemes to reveal the liabilities of private employers and government based upon the pension benefits accrued by households by the end of 2015. It found that at that time Ireland's total accrued-to-date pension liability amounted to 436.3bn or 167% of GDP, with 345.5bn of that amount relating to government managed schemes.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Apr 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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2017 Market Development Report on Occupational Pensions and Cross-border IORPs
Market Development Report on Occupational Pensions and Cross-border IORPs
European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
Jan 2018 Europe (including EU) European Union issues, European Union members, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published its 2017 Market Development Report of the occupational pensions market and cross-border activities of Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provisions (IORPs) in the European Economic Area. According to the report, the number of active cross-border IORPs has remained at the level of the previous years (73 at the end of 2016), however, more IORPs are expanding their cross-border activities in additional host countries.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jan 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pensions at a Glance 2017: OECD and G20 Indicators
Pensions at a Glance
OECD
Dec 2017 WORLDWIDE European Union issues, European Union members, Longevity, Pension Reform, Savings, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published the latest edition of its biennial report - Pensions at a Glance. This edition reports that public spending on pensions for the OECD as a whole has risen by approximately 1.5% of GDP since 2000. The report also looks at ways in which countries can meet the growing calls for more flexible retirement options.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Dec 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pension Savings: The Real Return 2017 Edition
Pension Savings: The Real Return
Better Finance
9 Oct 2017 Europe (including EU) European Union issues, European Union members, Investment - Performance, Savings
Better Finance has published the 2017 edition of "Pension Savings: The Real Return", which considers data from 15 countries. The annual report presents research on the real return of long-term savings over 17 years and covers 86% of the EU population. In the UK, the nominal average annual performance of employees’ and employers’ contributions to pension funds from 2000 to 2015 was positive by 5.4%. When taking into account inflation, charges and taxes, the investment returns are estimated at +1.2% to +2.6%, depending on the personal tax rate of the retiree.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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The Gender Pension Gap - From Awareness to Action
The Gender Pension Gap - From Awareness to Action
Mercer
6 Jun 2017 Europe (including EU) European Union members, European Union issues, Equality
Mercer has published a white paper entitled "The Gender Pension Gap - From Awareness to Action", which outlines the key drivers behind the pension gender gap, how it will impact companies and how they can start to address it within their workforce. According to the analysis, the pension gap differs widely from one EU member state to another, with half having gaps of 30% or more.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jun 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Towards age-friendly work in Europe: a life-course perspective on work and ageing from EU Agencies
Towards age-friendly work in Europe: a life-course perspective on work and ageing from EU Agencies
Eurofound
Jun 2017 WORLDWIDE European Union issues, European Union members, Longevity
A report co-ordinated by EU-OSHA uses the expertise of four EU Agencies in their respective areas to examine the policy challenges associated with the ageing workforce and considers innovative solutions. Part of the report focuses on access to different resources at an older age, such as in relation to monetary and non-monetary poverty, as well as the gender gap in pensions.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jun 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Financial Stability Report - June 2017
Financial Stability Report
European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
Jun 2017 Europe (including EU) Investment - General, European Union members, European Union issues
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published its June 2017 report on financial stability in the (re)insurance and occupational pension fund sectors of the European Economic Area (EEA). According to the report, the European macroeconomic environment remains fragile but with some signs of improvement. Uncertainties resulting from the political environment as well as emerging risks pose challenges for both sectors.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jun 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Who's responsible? Pension funds and respect for workers' rights
Who's responsible? Pension funds and respect for workers' rights
International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF)
24 Apr 2017 United Kingdom Investment - Ethical and SRI, European Union issues
The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) has published a report which looks at the responsible investment policies of European pension funds. The report finds that there has been great progress in the area, with the majority of the top 100 funds referring to international standards that include labour rights such as ILO (International Labour Organization) core conventions and the UN Global Compact. However, the UK comprises the majority of the third of funds that make no reference to these standards.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Apr 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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IORPs Stress Test Report 2016
IORPs Stress Test Report 2016
European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
15 Dec 2016 Europe (including EU) European Union members, European Union issues
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published the result of a EU-wide stress test exercise of Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provisions (IORPs). The exercise involved 236 insurance undertakings at the solo level from 30 European countries, with market coverage of 77% in terms of the relevant business (life technical provisions excluding health and unit linked) and included medium- and small-sized undertakings.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Dec 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Financial Stability Report - December 2016
Financial Stability Report
European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
Dec 2016 Europe (including EU) Investment - General, European Union members, European Union issues
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published its December 2016 report on financial stability in the (re)insurance and occupational pension fund sectors of the European Economic Area (EEA). The report presents evidence that the European macroeconomic environment remains fragile, while insurers and pension funds continue to be challenged by prolonged low interest rates and a number of geopolitical risks.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Dec 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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OECD Pensions Outlook 2016
OECD Pensions Outlook
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Dec 2016 Europe (including EU) Pensioners & Retirement, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, European Union members, European Union issues, Administration
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published its "Pensions Outlook 2016", which provides an analysis of different pension policy issues in OECD countries, including both public and private pension systems. The report finds that pension systems are still addressing the challenges posed by population ageing and the economic environment of low growth and low interest rates. According to the report, there were 13 OECD countries in which assets in funded pensions represented more than 50% of GDP in 2015, up from ten in the early 2000s.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Dec 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pension Savings: The Real Return 2016 Edition
Pension Savings: The Real Return
Better Finance
30 Sep 2016 Europe (including EU) Savings, Investment - Performance, European Union members, European Union issues
Better Finance has published the 2016 edition of "Pension Savings: The Real Return", which covers 15 European Union countries. The report documents the frequently poor performance of private pension products once inflation, charges and taxes, when possible, are deducted from nominal returns and when compared to the relevant capital market benchmarks. In the UK, the nominal average annual performance of employees' and employers' contributions to pension funds from the year 2000 to 2014 was positive by 5.4%. When taking into account inflation, charges and taxes, the investment returns are estimated at 1.1% to 2.5%, depending on the retiree's personal tax rate.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Sep 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Extending working lives through flexible retirement schemes: Partial retirement
Extending working lives through flexible retirement schemes: Partial retirement
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)
Sep 2016 Europe (including EU) Pensioners & Retirement, Longevity, European Union members, European Union issues
The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions has published a report investigating how partial retirement schemes can contribute to improving the sustainability of Europe's pension systems. According to the report, almost two-thirds of EU citizens say that they would find it more appealing to combine a part-time job and partial pension than to fully retire.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Sep 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Mind The Gap - Quantifying the pension savings gap in Europe
Mind The Gap
Aviva
Sep 2016 Europe (including EU) Surpluses and Deficits, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, European Union members, European Union issues
Aviva has published its second 'Mind the Gap' report for Europe, which shows how much more people retiring between 2017 and 2057 need to save annually to achieve an adequate standard of living in retirement. The report reveals that Europe may need to save an extra €2trn a year to close its pension savings gap, equating to about 13% of EU 2016 GDP. The savings gap currently posing the biggest challenge is in Spain at 17% of its GDP.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Sep 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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