PensionsEurope warns impact study insufficient for pensions overhaul
14 May 2013 – PensionsEurope today issued its position paper on the preliminary results of the Quantitative Impact Study (QIS). PensionsEurope reiterates its concerns about the Holistic Balance Sheet approach and states that the QIS cannot serve as a basis for an IORP II Directive Proposal. Moreover, PensionsEurope calls for a clear and reasonable new timetable for the whole IORP revision process. Position Paper/Press Release.
PensionsEurope welcomes Swedish Tjänstepensionsförbundet as new member
22 April 2013 - Today, Tjänstepensionsförbundet, the Swedish Occupational Pension Fund Association, joined PensionsEurope. The decision was taken during the General Assembly Meeting in Vienna. You can find the press release here.
PensionsEurope - IOPS joint seminar: Pension Developments in the CEE region
1 March 2013 - Today, PensionsEurope together with the International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS) held a seminar on pension trends in Central and Eastern Europe. Representatives from both associations discussed topics of common concern, including the role of private pension systems, cost control, and the role of guarantees and default funds in DC systems. For more information, please see the dedicated IOPS website.
Holistic Balance Sheet Approach not workable for IORP supervision
11 february 2013 - PensionsEurope today issued its position paper on the Quantitative Impact Study (QIS) on IORPs. In its positions paper, PensionsEurope expresses its concerns about the Holistic Balance Sheet Approach for IORP supervision. Position Paper /press release