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5 Things I want from today's DB Green Paper

The DWP is due to publish its Green Paper this morning. It’s an important initiative; -our defined benefit schemes are under threat but they have the potential to do much good not just to those in them, but to those who benefit from their investment.

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Pensions

Is there really a "fail" at the Royal Mail?

The Royal Mail is consulting with its staff on closing its final salary scheme to future accrual. This is a public consultation, the Royal Mail are putting it to their staff that an increase of pension contributions to 50% of pensionable pay is unaffordable. 1,155 more words

Pensions

Con Keating - Damage control

This blog is by Con Keating; Con Keating is head of research at Brighton Rock Group and a member of the steering committee of the financial econometrics research centre at the University of Warwick… 841 more words

Pensions

Why Are Banks Required to Be Police Officers?

> Posted by Sonja Kelly, Director of Research, CFI

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A customer waits to collect money at the Juba Express money transfer company in Mogadishu, Somalia.  808 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

De-Risking remains "a key priority", according to US Treasury

Alicia Nicholls

De-risking remains a “key priority” for the United States’ (US) Department of the Treasury. This is according to Acting Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence in the US Department of the Treasury, Mr. 677 more words

Trade

The risk in "de risking"

Defined benefit pensions are delicate mechanisms designed for the purpose of providing pensions for generations of employees. Decisions taken in the last twenty years first to close DB schemes to new entrants, then to future accrual to current members and now to ongoing liabilities (through “de-risking”), so upsets that balance as to make the remaining  pension arrangement ever more dangerous. 897 more words

Pensions

FATF releases Guidance on Correspondent Banking Services

Alicia Nicholls

The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has released its long-awaited guidance on the application of FATF standards in the context of correspondent banking services following its plenary session held October 19-21st, 2016. 629 more words

Trade