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Past meetings : UK Pension Fund Investment Forum
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Topic: The Global Economic Outlook – Batten Down the Hatches or Just Keep Riding the Waves?
Date: 31 January 2019
Venue: Saddlers' Hall - Click here to view mapDetails: With BREXIT, trade wars, potentially rising interest rates, inflation and the prospect for more volatile global markets, what are the implications for your key strategic asset allocation decisions for 2019 and beyond?
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 mapDetails: 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?