March 2013: year 15, No. 1
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Open Registrations to the XI FIAP International Seminar 2013 - VI FIAP - ASOFONDOS Congress - April 11 and 12, 2013 - Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
We are pleased to invite you to attend the eleventh version of the FIAP International Seminar which will coincide with the holding of the sixth FIAP-ASOFONDOS...
FIAP President: "Increase in the contribution to the pension funds in Mexico cannot be postponed"
Source: FIAP Date: March 2013 The FIAP President, Guillermo Arthur, visited Mexico between March 4 and 6, 2013, for a series of meetings with different...
Curaçao: Proposed to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security the creation of a mandatory individually-funded pension system
Source: Vidanova Foundation Pension FundDate: March 2013 The Executive Director of "Vidanova Foundation Pension Fund," Rafael Pichardo, has been part...
The Central Bank raises the foreign investment operating limit of the AFPs from 32% to 34%
Source: February 8, 2013 On February 8, 2013, the Central Reserve Bank (BCR) announced that its Board of Directors had raised the...
Brazil: A new defined contribution system for civil servants entered into force
Source: February 4, 2013 On Monday, February 4, 2013, the Ministry of Planning announced the implementation of the new complementary...
Poland: New Chairman of the Polish Chamber of Pension Funds (IGTE) takes office
Source: FIAPDate: March 2013In December, 2012, Mr. Wojciech Nagel took office as Chairman of the Polish Chamber of Pension Funds (IGTE), after the departure...
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Publications of Interest
Memoirs of the V Congress FIAP - ASOFONDOS, April 2012
On April 26 and 27, 2012, took place the Fifth FIAP – ASOFONDOS Congress, at the Hilton Hotel in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia....
Barriers to Later Retirement: Increases in the Full Retirement Age, Age Discrimination, and the Physical Challenges of Work - Michigan Retirement Research Center (MRRC) – September 2012
Policy changes intended to delay retirements of older workers and extend their work lives may run up against demand-side...
Nonfinancial Defined Contribution Pension Schemes in a Changing Pension World – World Bank – June/November 2012
The World Bank, in conjunction with the Swedish Social Insurance Agency, released in 2012 (in June and November) a two-volume...
Economic Trends No. 127 FEDESARROLLO - January 2013
Two issues are addressed in this monthly report, prepared by the Colombian Center of Economic and Social Research (FEDESARROLLO)....
Matching Contributions for Pensions: A Review of International Experience – Banco Mundial – Enero 2013
On January 24, the World Bank released Matching Contributions for Pensions, which examines measures used internationally...
Potentiality of reverse mortgages to supplement pension: the case of Chile – BBVA Research – February 2013
This Working Paper, prepared by BBVA Research, analyses the potentiality of reverse mortgages as an alternative of income...
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Presentations in Seminars
IOPS/Pensions Europe Seminar – March 1, 2013 – Bucharest, Romania
On March 1, 2013, was held the Seminar organized by the International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS) and Pensions...
Conference on Defined Contribution Pensions, Guarantees and Risk Sharing – OECD – March 2013
The OECD, in partnership with the UK Pensions Institute and the International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM), organised...
A Look at the Chilean Pension System: Opportunities for Improvement - Chilean Center for Public Studies (CEP) - March 2013
On March 6, 2013 the Chilean Center for Public Studies (CEP), held a discussion panel "A Look at the Chilean Pension System:...
AMAFORE Press Release - December 2012
On December 3, 2012, the Mexican Association of Pension Fund Managers (AMAFORE) issued a press release explaining that the...
Multifunds Bulletin N° 38 Chilean Association of AFPs – January 2013
The Chilean Association of AFPs published in January 2013 the Multifunds Bulletin N° 38, with information updated as of...
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