8 June 2011 - Mexico City, Mexico
In celebration of the OECD’s 50th anniversary, a special Seminar on Annuities and Pensions took place in Mexico City on 8 June 2011. This event was hosted by the Insurance and Surety National Commission (CNSF) and National Commission for the Pension System (CONSAR) of Mexico, and with the support of the of OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.
This seminar brought together policymakers, international experts and other interested stakeholders from business, labour, civil society and intergovernmental organisations from both Latin America and other regions, including the Asociación Internacional de Organismos de Supervisión de Fondos de Pensiones (AIOS), International Organisation of Pensions Supervisors (IOPS), and Asociación de Supervisores de Seguros de América Latina (ASSAL).
Discussions focused on:
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Session 1: Designing DC Pension Plans: Policy options to strengthen retirement income adequacy in DC pension plans.
Session 2: Linking the Accumulation and Payout Phases
Discussant: Solange Berstein, Superintendent of Pensions, Chile: Presentation
Session 3: Designing the payout phase of pension systems
Moderator: Heinz Rudolph, Senior Financial Sector Economist, World Bank
Fco. Tonatiuh Rodríguez, Vice-president AMAFORE: Presentation
Thomas Terry, International Association of Actuaries, IAA, Vice President of the US Society of Actuaries: Presentation
Session 4: Annuities and Longevity Risk
Discussant: Jac Herschler, ACLI; Vice President Annuity Strategies, Prudential: Presentation
Session 5: Annuities: Round table: Practical examples of annuity markets
Moderator: André Laboul, Head of Financial Affairs Division, OECD; Secretary General, IOPS
Osvaldo Macias, Vice-Superintendent of Insurance, Chile (teleconference): Presentation
Don Yeo, Deputy CEO, Central Provident Fund Board, Singapore: Presentation
Brian Buyniski, Department of Labor, United States: Presentation
Susan Voss, Iowa Insurance Commissioner, National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC): Presentation
Norma Alicia Rosas Rodriguez, Vice-President, Comisión Nacional de Seguros y Finanzas, Mexico: Presentation