Norgrove to step down as chair of UK Pensions Regulator
UK – David Norgrove, chairman of the UK Pensions Regulator (TPR), is stepping down at the end of this year. 03/08/10 13:32
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Talking Point: Does the EU need more debate on pensions?
The European Commission has initiated a four-month consultation on European pensions with the publication of a G reen Paper on adequate, sustainable and safe European pension systems that poses a series of questions on how the EU can contribute to the solutions.
It takes a holistic view of existing pensions and looks at topics including longer working lives, the internal market for pensions’ mobility across the EU, gaps in EU regulation, the future solvency regime for pension funds and EU governance.
But is the EU right to open the debate across such a wide range of topics or should it be more focused? Is there a need to look at pension solvency regimes? Or is the G reen Paper just another delay in the ongoing reform of pensions?
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