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CtW Investment Group calls on Amazon to improve gender diversity

Governance -

Governance -

CtW Investment Group calls on Amazon.com to increase gender diversity among its executive ranks and corporate board.
PineBridge names first head of consultant relations for Asia-Pacific

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CONSULTANTS -

PineBridge Investments taps Capital Group financial intermediaries executive as head of Asia-Pacific consultant relations.
Tiger alum Nehal Chopra draws fine for communications with husband

Regulation -

Regulation -

Nehal Chopra was fined by U.S. regulators for allegedly engaging in communications with her husband that violated securities laws.
Sonoma County puts Guggenheim on watch on concerns about company management

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PENSION FUNDS -

Sonoma County Employees' Retirement Association put Guggenheim Investments on its watchlist following concerns about the management of the company.
Mackenzie Investments hires AJO partner to lead new quantitative equity subsidiary

MONEY MANAGEMENT -

MONEY MANAGEMENT -

Mackenzie Investments launches a new quantitative equity subsidiary and named Arup Datta as leader of the new unit.
Chicago teachers plan sues charter school operator over missing pension contributions

Pension Funds -

Pension Funds -

Chicago teachers pension fund is suing Prologue for allegedly failing to pay pension contributions on behalf of teachers.
Impact of interest rate hikes on long-term debt concerns insurers, survey finds

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INVESTING/PORTFOLIO STRATEGIES -

The top concern of asset allocators and investment decision-makers at insurance companies is the impact of rate increases on long-term debt.
Christie panel says only benefit cuts can fix New Jersey Pension Fund

Pension Funds -

Pension Funds -

New Jersey employees' medical benefits are the only budget expense with enough potential savings to fix the state's pension deficit.
U.S., Europe need solutions to fill retirement savings gaps – conference speakers

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RETIREMENT -

The U.S. and Europe have problematic gaps in retirement saving that need filling, potentially through a private retirement plan provision.
MiFID swaps deal reached for U.S. platforms to avert rupture

REGULATION -

REGULATION -

The European Union said banks and other traders in the bloc can use U.S. platforms to comply with MiFID II restrictions on derivatives.
Aberdeen Standard clears final hurdle to serving local Chinese institutional investors

MONEY MANAGEMENT -

MONEY MANAGEMENT -

Aberdeen Standard Investments announced its wholly foreign-owned enterprise in mainland China secured registration as a private securities fund manager.
Cbus adds head of strategy and investment innovation

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION -

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION -

Superannuation fund for Australia's construction industry is continuing expansion of its internal management capabilities.