FIAP BULLETIN
August 2010: year 12, No. 3
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Highlights
The FIAP president will participate in the 4th Social Security Seminar “Investments, Retirement and Risk”
The Public Policies Center and the Economy Institute of the Catholic University of Chile are organizing their 4th social security seminar “Investment,...
   
European Commission publishes Pensions Green Paper for comments
Source: http: ec.europa.eu Date: July 7, 2010 On July 7, 2010, the European Commission published the Pensions Green Paper “Towards adequate, sustainable...
   
Colombia push forward in implementing the Multifunds
Source: Informative Bulletin No.25 ASOFONDOS and http: web.presidencia.gov.co Date: August 2010 On July 1, 2010, the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit...
   
Foreign investment limits of the AFPs raised in Peru
Source: www.larepublica.pe Date: July 16, 2010 On July 15, 2010, the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP) agreed to raise the foreign investment operating...
   
Changes to the individual savings system are approved in Uruguay
Source: República AFAP Date: August 3, 2010 Last July 23, the Executive promulgated Law 18.673, which makes some amendments to Law16.713 which created...
   
Egypt will replace its PAYGO system with an individual accounts system on January 1, 2012
Source: www.socialsecurity.gov Date: July, 2010 On June 13, 2010, the Egyptian parliament approved a pension reform law that will replace the current...
   
Argentina has completed the parliamentary process for ratifying the Ibero-American Multilateral Social Security Agreement
Source: http: www.oiss.org Date: June 15, 2010 In its session last June 9, 2010, the Honorable Chamber of Deputies of Argentina unanimously approved the...
   
Public Consultation - Documents of International Organizations
Green Paper “Towards adequate, sustainable and safe European pension systems” – European Commission – July 2010
The European Commission (EU) has presented the Green Paper on European Union Pensions “Towards adequate, sustainable and safe European pension systems”...
   
Draft OECD/IOPS Good Practices for Pension Funds’ Risk Management Systems – OECD/IOPS – July, 2010
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS) have presented the document...
   
Revised IOPS Principles of Private Pension Supervision – IOPS – July, 2010
The International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS) has presented the document “Revised IOPS Principles of Private Pension Supervision” for public...
   
Presentations in Seminars
Presentations in the 2010 AIOS International Seminar – June 2010
The 2010 AIOS International Seminar “Development and challenges of the individually funded pension systems: an integral approach,” jointly organized by...
   
International News
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Chile
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Costa Rica
Egypt
El Salvador
Slovenia
Spain
United States
Europe
France
Greece
Hungary
Italy
Malt
Mexico
World
Nicaragua
Peru
United Kingdom
Czech Republic
Dominican Republic
Romania
Russia
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Ukraine
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Articles of Interest
Ageing and the elderly: indicators for Latin America and the Caribbean – ECLAC – April 2010
In the last couple of decades, the Latin American and Caribbean populations have experienced a considerable increase in...
The Chinese pension system: first results on assessing the reform options – European Commission – June 2010.
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the reform options in the fragmented Chinese pension system, which only covers 55%...
The Case for Longevity Bonds - Center for Retirement Research at Boston College – June 2010
Insurance companies and defined benefit pension schemes are facing the risk of pensioners living more than expected. This...
Infrastructure becomes more attractive – Funds People – June 2010
This edition of the magazine Funds People Latam highlights the fact that Latin American pension funds have increased their...
Return Simulations in the Private Pensions Industry in Peru – BBVA Research – June 2010
This document contains a series of simulation exercises that are useful for modeling the profitability of the private pension...
Pension Markets in Focus – OECD – July 2010
Even though the pension funds have recovered, thanks to the improvement of financial market conditions, OECD data shows...
Financial Reforms and the Recovery - BUSINESSEUROPE et al – June 2010
This document, jointly prepared by BUSINESSEUROPE and the European Federation of Banks (EFB), the European Federation for...
Does it pay to be SMarT? – Journal of Pension Economics and Finance – July 2010
The Save More Tomorrow, or SMarT program, has proven to be effective in raising employees’ savings rates and appears to...
Financial saving by Spanish families – INVERCO – July 2010
This is the 2010 first quarter report on financial saving by Spanish families drawn up by the Spanish Association of Investment...
Books
Raid on the Pension Funds - Jorge Castorina, Roberto Lennox and Horacio López Santiso - June 2010
The book “Raid on the Pension Funds” (In Spanish: “Manotazos a los Fondos de Pensiones”), edited by the University of Aconcagua,...
Left Behind: Latin America and the False Promise of Populism - Sebastian Edwards - Junio 2010
This book, written by Sebastian Edwards and published by the University of Chicago, USA in June, 2010, deals with Latin...
Bulletins
Informative Bulletin No. 25 ASOFONDOS (Colombia) - June 2010
This edition of the Bulletin highlights the fact that in June, 2010, the workers who were members of the mandatory pension...
Multifunds Bulletin No. 29, Association of AFPs (Chile) - June 2010
Pension Funds Yield Positive despite the Crisis in European Countries The Chilean Association of AFPs issued Multifunds...
AMAFORE (Mexico) Press Release – July 2010
On July 2, 2010, the Mexican Association of Retirement Fund Administrators (AMAFORE) issued a press release explaining the...
Infrastructure investment of pension funds in an international context – Pension Watch BBVA Research – July 2010
On July 9, 2010, BBVA’s Economic Research Department issued its second edition of the “Pension Watch,” a regular publication...
EFRP Newsletter Volume 3 - July 2010
The EFRP (European Federation for Retirement Provision), has published the July 2010 edition of its newsletter. On this...
Upcoming Events
Year 2010
September
Sixth International Longevity Risk and Capital Markets Solutions Conference – Australia
The Australian Business School is organizing the “Sixth International Longevity Risk and Capital Markets Solutions Conference,”...
26th General Assembly of the CISS – 2010 Annual Meeting, Panama, September 20 – 23, 2010.
The Inter-American Conference on Social Security (CISS) is organizing its 2010 Annual Meeting, which will be held on September...
October
10th AMAFORE Investment Seminar, Mexico, 20-23 October
The Mexican Association of Retirement Fund Administrators (AMAFORE) is organizing its 10th Investment Seminar on October...
November
2010 OECD/IOPS Global Forum on Private Pensions: Designing adequate defined contribution (DC) pensions: Global experience and lessons from Asia-Pacific
The Organization for Cooperation and Economic Development (OECD) and the International Organization of Pension Supervisors,...
European Pension Funds Congress – Frankfurt
The EFRP (European Federation for Retirement Provision) will hold its fifth European Pension Funds Congress during the Euro...
World Bank Core Course on Pensions - Washington
The World Bank is organizing its Core Course on Pensions 2010, to be held in Washington, EEUU, from November 8 to November...
December
2010 World Social Security Forum, Cape Town, South Africa, November 29 – December 4, 2010
The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is organizing the 2010 World Social Security Forum which will be held...
Year 2011
May
2011 FIAP International Seminar, Dominican Republic
The last Annual Assembly of the International Federation of Pension Fund Administrators (FIAP), held in May this year in...