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Current investment cycle will be long, with soft landing – report

REAL ESTATE

REAL ESTATE

Real estate executives expect the current real estate cycle will be longer than in the past and will not end in a bust.
Lockheed Martin to launch $1.6 billion in pension contributions in 2018

Pension Funds

Pension Funds

Lockheed Martin Corp. announced Friday in its 10-Q filing that it expects to contribute $1.6 billion to its defined benefit plans in 2018.

Real Estate

Real Estate

Doug Vikser has joined American Realty Advisors as a senior manager, capital markets.
SEC disgorgement practices challenged in lawsuit

REGULATION

REGULATION

A class-action lawsuit challenges the Securities and Exchange Commission's statutory authority to collect fines and penalties.
Philadelphia Board of Pensions votes to divest from private prisons

ESG

ESG

Philadelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement has decided to divest from private prisons.
Catalonia independence declaration makes mark on markets

International

International

Stocks, bonds and currency markets moved Friday as the situation in Spain escalated following a declaration of independence by the Catalonia parliament.
Asset managers' systemic risk should be regulated differently than banks — Treasury report

Regulation

Regulation

The asset management industry should be regulated differently than banks when it comes to assessing systemic financial risk.
Deutsche Bourse CEO to step down at end of year

TRADING

TRADING

Carsten Kengeter will step down as CEO of Deutsche Bourse at the end of the year.
SEC gives acting director permanent job at office of compliance inspections and examinations

REGULATION

REGULATION

Peter Driscoll was named director of the Securities and Exchange Commission's office of compliance inspections and examinations.
Norway's GPFG returns 3.2% for quarter

PENSION FUNDS

PENSION FUNDS

The Government Pension Fund Global returned 3.2% in the third quarter, in international currency terms, bolstered by strong equity returns.