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Pension funds in the EU capital markets union

At this event, we assessed the prospects for funded pension schemes as a component of balanced retirement savings, and how the regulatory framework co


Amlan Roy

Global Chief Retirement Strategist and Senior Managing Director, State Street Global Advisors,

Steve Ryan

Deputy Head of Unit, Insurance & Pensions, European Commission, DG FISMA,


Pension funds are the core of the institutional investment that could support greater financial integration and stimulate long term investment in the EU. The low interest environment and disillusionment with the performance of pension funds has led to a widespread retrenchment of funded schemes, and possibly a move back into the redistributive state systems. In this context the EU Commission in 2017 proposed a new personal pension product that will be portable across the EU.


Presentation by Gisella van Vollenhoven