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Global Pensions Wrap: April 19 edition

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A round-up of the pensions industry stories published across the FT Group – from a US pension's sustainable portfolio plans, to talks between foreign insurers and Chinese officials over the country's private pensions space.

Global Pensions Wrap: April 13 edition

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A round-up of the pensions industry stories published across the FT Group – institutions' grip on the fate of the Italian economy to reluctant Irish adoption of liability hedging.

New pensions service calls for stakeholder views on financial wellbeing

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On the go: The Money and Pensions Service will be carrying out a number of events across the UK between now and June, enabling stakeholders to discuss what is needed to boost financial wellbeing in local communities and across the country.

Only 13% of organisations predict CDC adoption in next six years

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On the go: Only 13 per cent of trustees and sponsors predict that their organisations will adopt a collective defined contribution scheme of some sort by 2025, according to research by Willis Towers Watson.

Global Pensions Wrap: April 6

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A round-up of the pensions industry stories published across the FT Group – from ExxonMobil getting one up on its climate-aware shareholders, to the resurgent Japanese hedge fund industry.

Is LGPS governance up to scratch?

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Podcast: From asset pooling and actuarial valuations, to administration and data, local government pension schemes have a lot to think about this year – meaning good governance is more important than ever. In this podcast episode, Kirsty Bartlett, partner at law firm Squire Patton Boggs, and Ian Colvin, head of LGPS benefits and governance at Hymans Robertson, discuss potential conflicts of interest, pressure on fund resources and the importance of focusing on administration.

Global Pensions Wrap: March 30

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A round-up of the pensions industry stories published across the FT Group – from a nasty surprise for employers in a Kentucky public pension plan, to the creation of the world's first index aligned with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Scammer sentenced to three years in prison

On the go: A trustee has been jailed after fraudulently taking more than £29,000 from a pension scheme.

Global Pensions Wrap: March 23

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A round-up of the pensions industry stories published across the FT Group – from changes to Connecticut pension investments, to criticism that Korea’s National Pension Service has been overly dependent on the government.

How to select the right master trust

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Podcast: Master trusts have until the end of March to complete their applications to the Pensions Regulator for authorisation. In this PE podcast episode, Ian McQuade, director at Muse Advisory, discusses master trust selection and how the watchdog's authorisation and supervision regime will change the market.