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Past meetings : Pension Trustees Circle

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Topic: Open Forum: Ten Years on from the Global Financial Crisis – Lessons Learnt and What Next?

Date: 13 December 2018

Venue: The Magic Circle Headquarters - Click here to view map

Details: A decade on from the collapse of Lehman and the subsequent Global Financial Crisis, there has been much change in the governance and regulation of the world’s financial systems but will this prevent or reduce the impact of future crashes and crises? At this Seminar, our speakers reviewed the last crisis, its impact on financial markets and your portfolios and more importantly highlight key future risks, both financial and non-financial, inherent within investments and pension fund portfolios. With many markets already well down from their recent record high valuation levels just what can pension funds do to protect themselves from future downturns and/or crises when they arrive? In addition, can changes to board governance and increased diversity help both pension funds and the broader financial market better prepare themselves for a future crises?

Topic: PTC North

Dates: from 23 September 2018 16:30 to 24 September 2018 16:00

Venue: Grand Hotel & Spa, York - Click here to view map

Details: We covered some really topical issues:
  • Legal & Investment Update
  • Consolidators vs Buy-In/Buy-Out vs Self-managed Options
  • DC Update: Building Sustainable Default Funds and Reviewing Decumulation Options
  • Two Keynote Addresses:
    • Rt Hon. Nigel Mills, Member of Parliament Work and Pensions Committee
    • Rory Murphy, Chairman of the Board, Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF)
  • Strategic Asset Allocation in the Context of the Current Geopolitical Environment