News

5
Feb

Press Release: AMNT congratulates Pensions Minister for questioning why asset owners cannot have control of the vote in pooled fund arrangements

Responding to Pensions Minister Guy Opperman’s speech at the TUC Pensions Conference today, the Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT) congratulates the Minister for raising the issue of why asset owners do not have control over their shareholder votes when they invest in pooled funds. Janice Turner, founding co-chair of Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT), said:  “We strongly welcome

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14
Dec

Press Release: Trustees should hold investment consultants to account on ESG issues, argue the AMNT and UKSIF  

Trustees should hold investment consultants to account on ESG issues, argue the AMNT and UKSIF in today’s press release The AMNT and UKSIF surveyed 16 investment consultants that committed to following the regulator’s ESG guidance Their findings have been set out in a new report, published today, which found that the majority are trying to respond to regulatory changes, but

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13
Dec

Holding Investment Consultants To Account: A guide for Trustees

AMNT and UKSIF are publishing a Guide for Trustees arising from an eighteen month project working with 16 Investment consultancy firms. The report includes guidance to you as a trustee on how you can hold investment consultants to account given UK regulatory expectations. Click here to download Please contact Leanne Clements  for more information  

13
Dec

November 2018 Newsletter

Shelley Ismail has kindly produced our latest newsletter with a contribution from our sponsor, Dimensional Fund Managers – click below to read in full AMNT-Newsletter-November-2018-31-10-18

30
Aug

Invitation to attend – CMA’s Investment Consultants Market Investigation: A trustee roundtable event

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has organised a roundtable event for pension trustees in Central London on Wednesday, October 3rd 2018 from 2 pm, to discuss the design and implementation of CMA’s  proposed remedies package. Book your place by emailing praful.depala@cma.gov.uk by Friday, September 7  stating which pension schemes you represent. As you may already know, the investigation is focused on investment

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23
Aug

Latest newsletter

Alan Gander has kindly produced our September newsletter with contributions from our sponsors, XPS group and Aon. – click below to read in full AMNT-Newsletter-Sept-2018-23-08-18 FINAL

13
Jul

AMNT – trustee training morning hosted by LCP

LCP are delighted to co-host this session with the AMNT which will offer practical insights into the challenges that trustees are facing. Topics to be covered State of the Nation key note welcome No regret retirement – how can trustees look after members cost effectively? Scheme sponsor liability management – what you need to know as trustees How safe is

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1
Jun

AMNT in the news – Should member-nominated trustees be elected or selected?

Click here  to listen to Stephen Fallowell, AMNT Committee member and former MNT at the Royal Bank of Scotland Group Pension Fund debate the topic of election versus selection with David Brooks, technical director at consultancy Broadstone.  

26
May

May 2018 Newsletter from Alan …

Alan Gander has again kindly produced our AMNT newsletter, watch out Rupert Murdoch! – click below to read in full Enjoy! AMNT – Newsletter  May 2018  

3
Mar

Opperman: DB pension protection system is ‘working as intended

Industry should be aware to not jump to conclusions when assuming the defined benefit (DB) system is “broken,” according to the pensions and financial inclusion minister. Speaking at an Association of Member Nominated Trustee conference on 28 February, Guy Opperman MP said: “I accept high-profile corporate failures such as Carillion do not help the perception of the DB… Click to

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