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Because funded arrangements are likely to play an increasingly important role in delivering retirement income security in many countries, and because the investment of pension assets will increasingly affect securities markets in future years, the availability of an accurate, comprehensive, comparable and up-to-date body of international statistics is a necessary tool for policy-makers, regulators and market participants. This first
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Principles and Good Practices for Financial Education and Awareness, OECD, 2005
Organised by OECD and IOPS, this conference took place on 27-28 April 2005 in Bangkok, Thailand.
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The Working Party on Private Pensions has developed this glossary with a view to developing a common understanding and vocabulary.
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This paper focuses on the identification of potential conflict of interest situations through effective supervisory techniques, and examines possible regulatory gaps in existing laws. First, it provides an overview of a typical pension plan cycle, and compares the conflicts of interest rules and regulations of six countries–Chile, Costa Rica, Hungary, Mexico, Poland, and Slovenia—and examines how these would apply to typical conflict
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These guidelines, approved in September 2003 by the Working Party on Private Pensions, set forth core rights and protections for plan members and beneficiaries that are generally intended to be implemented and monitored by pension regulators and supervisors.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 3-4 May 2004. This conference focused on personal pension plans and their interaction with insurance and financial markets, particularly the institutional structure of the supervisory agencies...
2 April 2004, Paris, France. The 2nd EIR/OECD Conference on Pensions and Long-run Investments focused on pension fund investment in both Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution systems.
Manila, Philippines, 30 March–1 April 2004. Organised by the ADB and the OECD under the aegis of the INPRS, this conference discussed issues relevant to the regulation and supervision of private pensions and insurance companies.
This conference provided an international forum for discussion of the key policy issues related to implementation of the new, privately funded pension system in Russia and “best practice” regulatory and supervisory mechanisms used in OECD countries.