The Finnish pension fund industry is concerned that the requirements of the revised Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision directive may pose too heavy a burden for the already endangered Finnish corporate pension funds
Larger alternative asset managers may be able to more easily absorb the costs of compliance with AIFMD, but big is not necessarily better
As the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority prepares for a public hearing for the IORP II directive review on March 1, the mood among the Nordic pensions sector appears to be strangely muted.
Newly appointed EFRP secretary-general Matt Leppälä tells George Coats about his concerns over demographic change and the challenges facing funded workplace pensions
EU commissioners László Andor, Michel Barnier and Ollie Rehn outline the major obstacles to sustainability that European pension funds face
Proposals to strengthen insurance regulation under a more stringent directive are making the Nordic industry increasingly anxious. Gill Wadsworth investigates
Europe’s IORP directive has already sparked a mini revolution in pension fund regulation, kick starting projects such as the FTK in the Netherlands and the traffic light solvency regulations. But implementation of the directive remains patchy and has yet to reach the avowed goal of its architects – a true pan-European pension fund. Reeta Cevik looks at varying rates of progress on the directive’s transposition