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Arc Pensions Law appoints new managing partner

Rosalind Connor (teaser)

Rosalind Connor tells Pensions Expert says the wide drafting of the pension schemes bill breaks a key principle of law in democracies.

Global Pensions Wrap: August edition

Mediterranean hotels (teaser)

Our monthly round-up of the best international pensions stories published by the FT’s outlets, including fears the Arctic tundra thawing could become the new risk for investors, and a Dutch pension fund’s show of faith in ‘sun and beach’ hotels on the Mediterranean coast.

Schemes cannot eliminate chance of cyber breach

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Podcast: Pension schemes hold an extraordinary amount of personal data. Though trustees have done much since the passage of GDPR to improve data security, it is impossible to remove the risk of breaches entirely. So says ITM director Maurice Titley, joined this week by Aon partner Lynda Whitney to discuss cyber security, McCloud, and Covid-19’s impact on recovery plans.

Pension schemes bill could have ‘unintended consequences’

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Podcast: The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association’s LGPS and DB policy lead Tiffany Tsang and Eversheds Sutherland partner Jeremy Goodwin join us to discuss potential “unintended consequences” from the pension schemes bill, fallout from the insolvency bill, and Richard Curtis’s Make My Money Matter campaign.

Global Pensions Wrap: July edition

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Did ESG risk ratings services flag up the dangers of Wirecard? Our monthly round-up of the best international pensions stories published by the FT’s outlets has the answer, and includes US trade union allegations that befit a Martin Scorsese film.

Change in direction for McClymont in surprise job move

In something of a shock move, Gregg McClymont, the former Labour shadow pensions minister, starts a new role at IFM Investors in July as its executive director of public affairs for Europe.

PPF could face new court case on benefits

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Podcast: Ian Neale, director at Aries Insight, and Sara Protheroe, chief customer officer at the Pension Protection Fund, discuss the court ruling which determined that the PPF cap is age discrimination, the interim regime for superfunds, and the implications of the new insolvency bill for pension schemes.

Pensions Expert June edition: The purpose of pensions

Our digital monthly magazine is now live, including cutting analysis of the difficulties mixing investment with ethics, exclusive case studies, and insight into the findings revealed by cost transparency.