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It is time for the industry to face up to its data problems

Jo Cumbo (teaser)

Pensions administrators and trustees have been burying their heads in the sand on data quality. It is time for the Pensions Regulator to take more forceful action, writes Josephine Cumbo.

Seven features that define DB pension schemes

Jonathan Libre (teaser)

Jonathan Libre, a principal in the Emea Insights team at Broadridge Financial Solutions, discusses seven key factors that define DB pension funds, and how they can provide a useful framework through which schemes can be examined. 

Master trust regulation: Lessons from South Africa

Paul Williams

Paul Williams of Baker McKenzie draws upon his experience in South Africa to argue that, in time, the UK’s master trusts will be seen as financial products, not pension schemes – and regulation will have to adapt.

Site visits: Get to know a fiduciary manager before you tie the knot

Donny Hay

Selecting a fiduciary manager is just like marriage: you want to take time to select the right partner. Site visits are therefore an essential part of any selection exercise, says IC Select’s Donny Hay.

DC schemes: Is it time for a reboot?

Mark Pemberthy new (teaser)

Buck’s Mark Pemberthy says pro-transparency regulation is welcome, but risks overlooking wider requirements for defined contribution stakeholders to report on how they help members achieve an adequate retirement.

Shifting trustee mindsets: ESG integration just means risk management

Chris Wagstaff

Columbia Threadneedle’s Chris Wagstaff outlines how trustees can comply with upcoming regulatory requirements, despite the lack of universal definitions for ESG risk.