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 Hedge fund managers expect more deregulation under Trump

Hedge fund managers expect more deregulation under Trump

Hedge fund managers, true to form, have been quick to assess the impact of Donald J. Trump's impending presidency on global markets and their own investment strategies.

November 09, 2016 | 12:59 pm
Ontario eyes changes to financial regulator

Ontario eyes changes to financial regulator

Ontario plans to make changes to the Financial Services Commission, the province's financial regulator that oversees pension plans and insurance companies.

November 09, 2016 | 01:31 pm
Treasury denies Iron Workers Local 16 bid to reduce pension benefits

Treasury denies Iron Workers Local 16 bid to reduce pension benefits

Iron Workers Local 16 Pension Fund, Towson, Md., was denied permission by the Treasury Department to cut benefits for participants, including retirees, as part of a proposed rescue plan.

November 04, 2016 | 03:26 pm

Automotive Industries Pension Plan becomes latest multiemployer plan to seek benefit cuts

Automotive Industries Pension Plan is seeking permission to cut benefits for participants, including retirees, as part of a proposed rescue plan awaiting approval from the Treasury Department.

October 25, 2016 | 12:32 pm
DC West keynote: Congress likely to take reins on retirement issues, not next president

DC West keynote: Congress likely to take reins on retirement issues, not next president

Retirement policy discussion in early 2017 will likely largely be driven by the U.S. Congress rather than the new president, said Michael P. Kreps of Groom Law Group at Pensions &...

October 24, 2016 | 03:33 pm
Little change expected in split Congress

Little change expected in split Congress

This unprecedented political campaign season could carry over into the 115th Congress that begins in January as a possible shift of power in the Senate and tighter margins in the House of...

October 17, 2016
A bailout is no remedy

A bailout is no remedy

Two bills introduced in Congress — S 1714 in the Senate and HR 2403 in the House—would bail out the underfunded United Mine Workers of America 1974 pension plan.

October 17, 2016

U.K. regulator, PPF call on Parliament for more powers to protect corporate DB plans

The U.K.’s Pensions Regulator and Pension Protection Fund have called for the regulator to be granted greater powers regarding the U.K.’s defined benefit funds.

October 11, 2016 | 03:54 pm
Congress averts government shutdown

Congress averts government shutdown

The House of Representatives approved late Wednesday a spending bill that funds the federal government through Dec. 9.

September 29, 2016 | 11:14 am

Moody's: California fee-disclosure law credit positive for pension funds, negative for managers

California's passage of a new law requiring greater disclosure of alternative investment fees is a credit positive for the state's pension funds and a credit negative for alternative money managers,...

September 22, 2016 | 03:13 pm