PensionsEurope paper on Good Decumulation of Defined Contribution Pension Plans throughout Europe, published on 10 December 2019, explores the pros and cons of decumulation options, both in cases where there is no (or very limited) choice available to members at retirement and cases where members have choice. It continues the series of PensionsEurope publications on DC issues which include Principles for Securing Good Outcomes for Members of Defined Contribution Pension Plans throughout Europe, Pension Design Principles applied to modern Defined Contribution solutions and Key Principles of Good Governance for Workplace Defined Contribution Pension Plans throughout Europe. These papers are addressed to regulators and policymakers across the EU, researchers, and not least to social partners and those running pension plans.
A large group of financial services trade associations— including PensionsEurope — has raised concerns in a joint letter to the European Commission regarding the current application timeline for new EU disclosure rules for sustainable investments and sustainability risks.
Yesterday EIOPA published four Opinions to assist National Competent Authorities (NCAs) in the implementation of the Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provisions - the IORP II Directive.
You can find PensionsEurope press release here.