Good Governance for Pension Schemes

Good Governance for Pension Schemes

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Regulatory and market developments have transformed the way in which UK private sector pension schemes operate. This has increased demands on trustees and advisors and the trusteeship governance model must evolve in order to remain fit for purpose. This volume brings together leading practitioners to provide an overview of what today constitutes good governance for pension schemes, from both a legal and a practical perspective. It provides the reader with an appreciation of the distinctive characteristics of UK occupational pension schemes, how they sit within the capital markets and their social and fiduciary responsibilities. Providing a holistic analysis of pension risk, both from the trustee and the corporate perspective, the essays cover the crucial role of the employer covenant, financing and investment risk, developments in longevity risk hedging and insurance de-risking, and best practice scheme administration.The practice of having in-house departments to manage the investments of the company pension scheme has all but disappeared, but some companies do employ a chief investment officer to oversee investment matters and report to the anbsp;...

Title:Good Governance for Pension Schemes
Author:Paul Thornton, Donald Fleming
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2011-07-14


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