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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.