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Global Pensions Wrap: February 23

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A round-up of the pensions and investment news stories developing around the world this week, from a Swiss portfolio manager sacked for gross misconduct, to a rise in Brazil's retirement age.

The Weekly Wrap: February 16 edition

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A round-up of the pensions news stories published across the FT Group this week, from Texas pensions turning to emerging managers, to Luxembourg's financial regulator developing robot supervisors.

Cardano agrees acquisition of Now Pensions

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On the go: Pensions risk and investment management specialist Cardano has agreed to acquire 100 per cent of workplace pension provider Now Pensions from Danish pension fund Arbejdsmarkedets Tillaegspension.

How to approach the bulk annuity market

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Podcast: 2019 is predicted to break last year's record for bulk annuity deals. But with insurers being more selective, experts have stressed the need for defined benefit pension scheme trustees to make sure they are well prepared before approaching the market. In this episode, Marian Elliott, head of integrated actuarial at consultancy Redington, discusses the main drivers behind increased derisking activity in recent years, and explains how pension funds should prepare for transactions.

'Fraudster families' running pension scams worth millions of pounds

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On the go: Organised crime groups led by families or married couples are running multimillion-pound pension scams, according to the Pensions Regulator.

PASA looks to future of e-administration with scheme survey

The Pensions Administration Standards Association is calling on the pensions industry to open up about the quality of their administration and members' use of technology in a new survey.

PASA looks to future of e-admin with scheme survey

The Pensions Administration Standards Association is calling on pensions managers and scheme trustees to open up about the quality of their administration in a new survey.

PIPA deadline extended to February 8

Asset managers, consultancies and pension schemes will have a further week to enter the 2019 Pension and Investment Provider Awards and stake their claim as the best in their respective industries.

The Weekly Wrap: February 2 edition

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A round-up of the pensions news stories published across the FT Group this week, including big dollar inflows to hedge funds and a call to action to bond investors on climate change concerns.

FCA proposes rules on investment pathways

On the go: The Financial Conduct Authority has set out its second proposed package of remedies from its Retirement Outcomes Review, in a consultation on investment pathways, ensuring investment in cash is an active decision, and actual charges information.