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The current research paper of AEIP focuses on compulsory membership in pension schemes. It includes an extensive analysis of the relevant jurisprudence of the European Court of Justice as well as of the regulatory and institutional framework in a few EU Member States. The goal of the paper is to give a comprehensive overview of the issue, by laying-out in a structured manner the legal arguments which examine compulsory membership in relation to EU competition law and freedom of services. For the full research paper, please see here ...
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The AEIP position paper on the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) presents a number of key messages and valid arguments, which support an exception of occupational pension funds from the FTT, as well as of funded or partly funded pension institutions subject to Regulation (EC) 883/2004. Having in mind the joint position paper of France and Germany on the FTT and following the most recent Council discussions at the level of finance ministers as well as at the level of technical working parties, AEIP would like to underline the important role of occupational pension funds and funded pension institutions, while requesting ...
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In accordance with the rotating system of AEIP’s Presidency, during the AEIP Board meeting of 26th June, Mr Philip Neyt, PensioPlus has been officially appointed as the new President of AEIP for the period July 2019- June 2021. We would like to thank Mr. Michel Dieu, CTIP for his excellent work during the former period as outgoing President of AEIP and give a warm welcome to Mr. Neyt. Mr. Neyt is currently the Chair of PensioPlus, the Belgian Association of Pension Institutions. We are looking forward to a very productive two-year period under his presidency! ...
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AEIP, as a research coordinator, developed a research paper on the topic of Mental Health in the Construction Industry as part of the joint project carried out between May 2017 – March 2019 by the European social partners of the construction industry - the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers European – EFBWW and the European Construction Industry Federation – FIEC. With this project, the European Social partners - EFBWW and FIEC aimed to address the topic of occupational mental health from the sector-specific perspective of the construction industry, to improve the stakeholders’ understanding of the subject and to provide ...
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The EUMH Alliance’s response to the adoption of Council Conclusions on Young People and the Future of Work The European Alliance for Mental Health – Employment & Work (EUMH Alliance) – an informal coalition of European organisations promoting mental health and well-being in the workplace – acknowledges the adoption of the Council conclusions on Young People and the Future of Work and highlights the need to include young people’s mental health in all debates on the Future of Work in the European Union (EU).Addressing youth and in-work poverty and work-life balance should be a must, not an option. The meeting of EU ministers responsible for ...
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On World Day for Safety and Health at Work, the European Alliance for Mental Health – Employment and Work (EUMH Alliance) highlights the importance of including mental health as part of a timely debate on the Future of Work in the EU. In a world where costs related to occupational mental health challenges are substantial[i] and constantly increasing[ii], discussions around the Future of Work will need to address potential negative effects of new forms of employment on mental health. In this context, the EU Framework Directive on occupational safety and health (OSH) should better ensure workers’ safety and health in every aspect related ...
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The European Association of Paritarian Institutions - AEIP is happy to present the its Activity Report for 2018. We put substantial effort in 2018 to contribute to the evolution of all relevant dossiers at the European level by providing input and engaging the AEIP members directly in all relevant political processes. Our Activity Report provides a full overview of our work and achieved results throughout in 2018. The good results are as always owed to the commitment of our members and partners to the core values of AEIP and to the continuous efforts of the AEIP Team. You can find ...
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We would like to inform you that AEIP is an official supporter of AGEFI in their initiative to create the European Investors Days (EID) as a meeting place for professionals who are shaping the face of finance in Europe. The first EID will be organized, in partnership with Politico, in Brussels, at the Hôtel Steigenberger Wiltcher’s on 6th, June. This event will bring together the institutional investors’ community and private asset management players, as well as experts in public affairs and representatives from European institutions, in order to decrypt, together, the challenges relating to new regulations in Europe. L’AGEFI will ...
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Paritarian institutions of social protection play an important social role in the EU economy, as they contribute to better adequacy for the beneficiaries of different social protection systems across Europe. Moreover, paritarian institutions of social protection are key institutional investors and contribute to fostering long-term investment and economic growth. In our position paper, we have underlined that AEIP supports the development of a taxonomy and the proposed steps to increase transparency on the integration of sustainability risks. We view the efforts of the European Commission in that direction as a necessary element for achieving the key objectives of the European ...
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European Commission funds 3 year program with 1.7 million euro A consortium of experienced European pension stakeholders has taken up the challenge to carry out a European Commission action to develop the Pilot stage of a European Tracking Service on Pensions (ETS). The European Commission has called for the ‘development of web-based cross-border pension tracking services that help mobile workers follow their pension rights accrued in different Member States and pension schemes in the course of their career’. The 2.1 million euro project is funded both by the European Commission (1.7 million euro) and by the consortium partners. The project ...
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