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10-11 SEP | WorldPensionSummit 2015

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TTYPE as a Blueprint…

4/22/2015 10:34:05 AM
TTYPE project published its final report for the European Commission with a set of recommendations and a high level design for a cross-border European tracking service in March 2015. Can this roadmap towards creating a general pension tracking service in Europe serve as a blueprint for other continents? What can the US or Asia learn from the methods used? Or can expertise be shared with the Electronic Data Transmission and Validation System from Latam? What is the global impact of project TTYPE…?

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Pension funds' 'hide-and-seek' to get returns

4/21/2015 2:11:49 PM
Hedge funds have never been more popular, with interest from institutional investors set to grow over the next few years, according to KPMG's 2015 Global Hedge Fund Survey. And yet, high profile divestments from large pension schemes have shaken the sector. By their very nature, hedge funds are an attractive but problematic investment for pension funds. Is the drive for innovation and tailor-made solutions compatible with the demand for lower fees?

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ESG Standard Should Become the New Norm

3/26/2015 11:30:21 PM
Interview with WorldPensionSummit Chairman Harry Smorenberg. The interview was published by Robeco Investment Engineers “ESG should be a commonly accepted and regulated standard to which all market parties should comply.”

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Keep an Eagle Eye on Private Equity Fees

3/26/2015 4:33:07 PM
Thanks to Dodd-Frank regulations, intrusive SEC inspections that have for years applied to mutual and hedge funds now also reach private equity firms. In January 2015 one of the largest PE firms, KKR, was publicly identified for making fee refunds at least partly at the SEC’s behest.

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WorldPensionSummit Africa Special 2015

3/23/2015 9:51:20 AM
5-6 October 2015 | Registration is Open Join the second edition of WorldPensionSummit ‘Africa Special’ in Nigeria 2015. This annual specialized Summit for Africa is jointly planned with the National Pension Commission of Nigeria. The Summit for all African pension professionals will present, and debate upon specific African pension innovation, key scenarios, and scheme development. Global insights and best practices will be presented, shared and discussed by renowned international experts.

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