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November 2019

“How can we accelerate the rebuilding of trustworthiness and confidence in financial services?”

Tuesday 5 November, 2019 @ 9:00 am - Thursday 5 November, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
The Shard, 32 London Bridge St
London, SE1 9SG
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"How can we accelerate the rebuilding of trustworthiness and confidence in financial services?"

The next London meeting about our international initiative to help drive positive, progressive and purposeful finance reform is taking place on Tuesday November 5th, at The Shard. The overall mission for the project is: “To help fix financial services, so consumers get a better deal; and trust and confidence can be restored”.  There is a wide range of stakeholders getting involved with the project including politicians, policymakers, regulators, professional bodies, academics, law firms, regulation consultancies, pension schemes, asset managers, financial…

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The PDI Capital Structure Forum

Wednesday 20 November - Thursday 21 November
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close
London, SE1 9DD
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The PDI Capital Structure Forum

The PDI Capital Structure Forum takes place on the 20-21 November in London. This unique industry will bring together over 300 senior investors and fund managers from across the globe. Join them to hear from and engage with industry experts; discuss the key trends affecting the private debt world, and sharpen your competitive edge to set yourself apart in this burgeoning marketplace.   Investors already confirmed include: Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, British Business Investments, Church Commissioners, European Investment Fund, Generali Investment Partners, GIC, National Pension…

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PLSA – PLSA – Introduction to Trusteeship Part 2 : The Practice

Wednesday 20 November @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
PLSA, Cheapside House 138 Cheapside
London, EC2V 6AE United Kingdom
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With support and guidance from independent experts, trustees with some experience will take part in boardroom simulations to learn how to approach the issues they’ll face in their roles. This course is aimed at those familiar with the basic principles of trusteeship. We recommend you take the part 1 course first.  YOU'LL PRACTISE The protocol and mechanics of decision making, including exercising discretions Decisions about investments Managing delegates and advisers Trustee communications Getting it wrong, IDRP and the Pensions Ombudsman Conflicts of…

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Aon’s Responsible Investment Network Meeting – Mind the Responsible Investing Gap! Bridging Trustee & Member Needs for Better Engagement

Thursday 21 November @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The AON Centre, The Leadenhall Building, 122 Leadenhall Street
London, EC3V 4AN United Kingdom
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As a follow up to our recent annual conference, we are delighted to share details with members of Aon’s next event on responsible investing.   Aon’s Responsible Investment Network meeting, on 21 November, will explore the renewed focus on the role of trustees as good stewards of assets, and the greater transparency demanded through the next round of SIP changes and an updated UK Stewardship Code.   Tim Manuel, Aon’s UK head of responsible investing, will open discussion around the…

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Professional Pensions – Rethinking Your Funding Strategy

Wednesday 27 November
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury, London 9-13 Bloomsbury St, Fitzrovia, London WC1B 3QD

Scheme Funding Summit 2019 Wednesday 27 November - Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury, London It's safe to say, it's been a particularly turbulent year for UK markets. Increased political uncertainty through 2019 has seen the aggregate DB scheme funding level plummet by 3.5% over the course of August as gilt yields collapsed, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF). This drop in gilt yields has seen 10- to 20-year government-issued fixed interest bonds falling by between 20 and 30 basis points…

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December 2019

XPS – Trustee Knowledge & Understanding Course For trustees of defined benefit schemes

Tuesday 3 December @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
XPS Pensions Group, 11 Strand
London, WC2N 5HR
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It is now thirteen years since the Trustee Knowledge and Understanding (TKU) requirements were introduced. Since then the range of topics that trustees need to understand has become much wider, with new concepts such as integrated risk management, an ever greater choice of asset classes and investment approaches and additional governance considerations for trustees. These TKU courses (run by XPS Pensions Group and Punter Southall Governance Services) are aimed primarily at new trustees (or those who would like a refresher)…

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