FIAP INFORMATIVE BULLETIN
March 2012: year 14, No 1
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Highlights
Note in your agenda: FIAP 2012 International Seminar - May 31 and June 1, 2012 - Cancun, Mexico
We are pleased to invite you to attend the International Seminar “Opportunities and Challenges for Individually-Funded Systems in a Globalised World”,...
   
FIAP meets with representatives of the European Commission
On February 6, 2012, the President of FIAP, Mr. Guillermo Arthur, met with representatives of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, to analyze...
   
Mr. Luis Valdivieso assumes the chair of the Peruvian Association of Private Pension Fund Managers
On January 9, 2012, Mr. Luis Valdivieso became the new chairman of the Peruvian Association of Private Pension Fund Managers after Mrs. Beatriz Merino...
   
The SURA GROUP takes the lead in pensions in Latin America
The “Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana” (SURA GROUP) is developing into the leading organization in the pension sector in Latin America, and one of the...
   
FIAP publishes book "Advancing in the Strengthening and Consolidation of the Individually-Funded Pension Systems"
The International Federation of Pension Fund Administrators (FIAP) has just published and edited (in its Spanish and English versions) the book “Advancing...
   
Chile and Peru are studying reforms to their individually funded systems
Commissions of a technical nature have recently been announced in both Chile and Peru for studying possible reforms to the individually funded systems....
   
Slovakia creates a fourth type of Multifund
Among the new regulations approved for this country’s private pension system on September 14, 2011, was the creation of a fourth type of Multifund in...
   
The European Commission publishes a White Paper "An Agenda for Adequate, Safe and Sustainable Pensions"
Pensions currently constitute the main source of income for approximately one quarter of the population of the European Union (EU) and young Europeans...
   
International News
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Publications of Interest
The mechanics and regulation of variable payout annuities - Banco Mundial - Agosto 2011
This paper focuses on the treatment of investment and longevity risks by different types of these annuities and underscores...
Pension Fund Use of Alternative Investments and Derivatives: Regulation, Industry Practice and Implementation Issues - IOPS - September 2011
This paper is divided into five main sections. The first section reviews the regulation in place which aims to manage the...
The Role of Guarantees in Defined Contribution Pensions - OECD - September 2011
This paper examines the role of guarantees in DC pension plans, in particular minimum investment return guarantees during...
Financial literacy and retirement planning: the Russian case – World Bank - October 2011
In this study the association of financial literacy with retirement planning is examined in Russia, a country with a relatively...
Pension Supervisory Authorities and Financial Education: Lessons Learnt - IOPS - November 2011
The present paper aims to update previous IOPS work by looking in more detail at campaigns run by pension supervisory authorities...
Potential outcomes of private pension developments in China - BBVA Research – November 2011
The main objective of this paper is to develop a preliminary discussion about future prospects of pension system in China,...
A review of recent infrastructure investment in Latin America and the role of private pension funds – BBVA Research – November 2011
The role that private pension funds can play in this objective of boosting economic growth by financing infrastructure projects...
White Paper “An Agenda for Adequate, Safe and Sustainable Pensions”- European Commission - February 2012
The European Commission has published a White Paper “An Agenda for Adequate, Safe and Sustainable Pensions”. The paper examines...
Research Series Nos. 81 and 82 – Association of AFPs of Chile – February, 2012
1. Research Series No. 81 – “Pension Funds Are Widely Diversified” (see here) This series stresses the following aspects:...
Pensions at a Glance 2011: Retirement-Income Systems in OECD and G20 Countries – OECD – February 2012
On February 28, 2012, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published the fourth edition of “Pensions...
Coverage of the Pension Systems in Latin America: Concepts and Indicators – World Bank – February 2012.
This publication, authored by Rafael Rofman and María Laura Oliveri (professionals of the Social Protection Unit, Department...
Presentations in Seminars
AIOS 2011 International Seminar - November 2011 - Panama
Source: www.aiosfp.org Date: November, 2011 The international seminar entitled “Implementation of Pension Systems,” jointly...
5th World Bank Contractual Savings Conference “Reshaping the Future of Funded Pension Systems” – World Bank - January 2012
The World Bank organized the 5th World Bank Contractual Savings Conference “Reshaping the Future of Funded Pension Systems”,...
World Pensions & Investments Forum - OECD - February 2012
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the World Pensions Council (WPC), jointly organized...
Bulletins
Economic Watch - BBVA Research - March 2012
The “Economic Watch” is a regular publication on pension matters published by the Economic Research Department of BBVA....
Multifunds Bulletin No. 34 Chilean Association of AFPs - December 2011
In January 2012, the Chilean Association of AFPs issued its Multifunds Bulletin No. 34 containing the updated information...
Upcoming Events
Year 2012
April
Fifth FIAP-ASOFONDOS International Congrees - April 26 and 27, 2012 - Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
The International Federation of Pension Fund Administrators, FIAP, and the Colombian Association of Severance Pay and Pension...
May and June
Second IOPS Roundtable on Pension Supervision and Joint IOPS/IAIS Seminar – May 10-11, 2012, Skopje, Macedonia.
The International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS), the Macedonian Agency for Supervision of Fully Funded Pension...
15th FIAP Regular Annual Assembly – May 30, 2012, Cancún, Mexico
The 15th Regular Annual Assembly of the International Federation of Pension Fund Administrators (FIAP) will be held on May...
FIAP 2012 International Seminar - May 31 and June 1, 2012 - Cancun, Mexico
We are pleased to invite you to attend the International Seminar “Opportunities and Challenges for Individually-Funded Systems...
November
WorldPensionSummit 2012 - Holland Financial Centre - November 14-16, 2012 , Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Holland Financial Centre is organizing the WorldPensionSummit 2012, a conference to be held on November 14-16, 2012,...