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The U.K. government is proposing new rules requiring defined benefit pension plan sponsors to provide regulators with a summary of their investment strategies. Under the proposed rules, which were announced by the Department of Pensions and Welfare, DB plans would have to submit long-term funding and investment strategies to the U.K.’s pension regulator. The rules would […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 28, 2022 July 28, 2022
  • 11:00

The potential impact of a disorderly transition to a low carbon economy is a top factor driving financial market regulators to accelerate and focus their efforts on climate-related risks, said Tamara DeMos, chair of the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities’ environmental, social and governance committee and managing director of private pensions. Speaking during the […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 27, 2022 June 24, 2022
  • 09:00

At the Alberta Investment Management Corp., diversity, equity and inclusion has catapulted up the priority list when it comes to investment strategy. While DEI has long played a role in the decisions of the AIMCo and other institutional investors, says Alison Schneider, the organization’s vice-president of responsible investing, she credits the coronavirus pandemic for catalyzing […]

The Chartered Financial Analyst Institute’s draft voluntary environmental, social and governance disclosure standards are vulnerable to greenwashing, warns the Investment Funds Institute of Canada. In an open letter to the CFA regarding its drafted voluntary regulations, the IFIC is criticizing the proposed standards’ failure to define what does and doesn’t qualify as an ESG investment. […]

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Morningstar Inc. is taking aim at the disparate ESG disclosure requirements still hampering the investment industry. In a recent report, Morningstar explored some of the issues hindering ESG measurement tools. “Simply put, ESG disclosures from issuers are all too often inconsistent and non-comparable and material information is not always available.” One key problem, it noted, […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 17, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 08:15
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While investors want more disclosure and transparency, it can come with consequences. When the Securities and Exchange Commission launches an investigation of a firm for financial fraud, it’s voluntary for managers to disclose this. And even when the investigation doesn’t result in charges, firms that voluntarily disclose they were under investigation have significant negative returns […]

The Impact of Fees on CAP Members

And why we need better disclosure.

  • June 1, 2011 September 13, 2019
  • 08:00