About: pension funds

Elections 07-11-2019

Pension reform helps Poland fill state coffers

Poland's government on Wednesday (6 November) approved a transfer of all state-guaranteed private pension funds to individual retirement accounts, in a move that will add 19.3 billion zloty (€4.5 billion) to state coffers strained by hefty social handouts.

Sustainable finance requires a change in incentives

Hurricane Harvey’s trail of carnage through Houston, the oil capital of the US, was a stark reminder of the effect that climate change can have on our economy, writes Peter Blom.

Why investors want greater ambition for the Clean Energy Package

The goals of EU energy policy going forward must be ambitious if European countries want investors to provide the capital required to realise a smooth transition to a low-carbon economy and the growth this could generate, writes Stephanie Pfeifer.
Brexit 10-08-2016

Stumped by transgender pension case, UK top court seeks EU help

A complex legal dispute involving a transgender woman's pension rights over a period when her gender had not been officially recognised has divided Britain's Supreme Court, which referred the issue on Wednesday (10 August) to the European Union's top court.

As Bulgaria empties, government struggles to dole out pension pot

The poorest country in the European Union enables some public sector workers to retire in their forties. Elena Yaneva hopes she won't be caught up in Bulgaria's pending pensions overhaul.
Elections 27-11-2014

Hungarians accuse Orbán of stealing their pension money

Hungarian Tamas Merei believes his government is going to take away the €20,000 he has in his pension pot.

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