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In light of the latest trilogue negotiations regarding the PEPP, AEIP has published its most recent position paper. In order to reflect the additionality of PEPP to existing national pension systems, Member States that wish so, should be free to maintain restrictions that are in conformity with the IORP II Directive. We would like to stress on the need for a sufficient flexibility given to MSs with regard to making the decision on the inclusion or exclusion of IORPs as eligible PEPP providers. AEIP is convinced that NCAs should be the ones giving the authorization to providers for the creation ...
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AEIP and Pensions Europe have published a joint position paper calling for political action to relieve pension fund participants from unnecessary VAT burden for contracted management services. The full text of the press release is available here ...
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AEIP’s representatives took part in the Workshop on pension funds statistics organized by the European Central Bank in Frankfurt on 10 October 2018.  The workshop was the fourth meeting between the ECB, NCBs, NCAs, EIOPA, Eurostat, OECD and industry representatives, including AEIP. The meeting aimed at providing participants with an update on the work towards the implementation of the ECB Regulation on pension funds statistics , the convergence with EIOPA’s supervisory reporting and possible future use of these statistics. AEIP’s representatives from Mefop and Lombarid Odier provided presentations during the workshop ...
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For the first time the paritarian institutions of the German and Austrian social partners of the construction industry – SOKA-BAU and BUAK– organised and hosted the Europe Day together. AEIP’s Vice President – Mr Jean-Louis Peyrude spoke in the first panel of the event on the added value of a strong social dialogue for the development of sustainable social protection policies. For more information on the event, please see the press release here. ...
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With a joint position paper, AEIP and Pensions Europe urged the European Commission to take the necessary steps to relieve all pension fund participants from unnecessary VAT burdens, regardless the character of the schemes. The paper calls for an amendment to the VAT-Directive that provides clarity, is non-discriminative with regard to pension schemes, and remains up-to-date. For the joint position paper, see here ...
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                        The effects of the gig economy on young people’s mental health. Growing numbers of young people are working in temporary, flexible, and unstable jobs. In a new podcast, The European Alliance for Mental Health - Employment and Work explores what that means for young people’s mental health. It looks at how work and employment are changing, how new technology is shifting management styles, the job factors which support good mental health, and how to protect the mental health of those working in non-traditional employment. Listen The podcast features five experts discussing ...
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We are proud to announce that the Secretary General of AEIP, Mr. Bruno Gabellieri, has been appointed as a member of the Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group (OPSG) of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA). Mr. Gabellieri has been selected following an open call procedure and will serve a two and a half years term, starting the 4th of September 2018. We are looking forward to his participation in the OPSG and we wish him a good start! ...
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On 20 September 2017, the European Commission published its initiative [COM (2017)536] making a proposal for a Regulation which would amend the existing Regulations establishing the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs). In its position, AEIP comments on specific aspects regarding the proposed powers of the ESAs, as well as their governance and funding. For the final position of AEIP on the review of the ESAs, please see here ...
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The Solvency II Directive came into force as of 1st of January 2016 and is currently the subject of a review process, carried out by EIOPA on the request from the European Commission (EC), focusing on certain aspects of its quantitative pillar. The recommendations made by EIOPA in its final report from 28 February 2018 could be taken into account by the EC in the process of updating the Solvency II Delegated Regulation that will come into force in 2019. For the full position of AEIP on the on the calculation of the Solvency Capital Requirement, please see here ...
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Following the invitation by EIOPA, AEIP took the opportunity to participate in the exchange of views in Frankfurt on 6 February and 19 April 2017 on the organization and implementation of the 2017 EIOPA Occupational Pensions Stress Test. On both occasions AEIP provided comments on the draft technical specifications based on the input from its members in Commission I & II. EIOPA published the final results of the 2017 Occupational Pensions Stress Test on 13 December 2017, for the final position of AEIP on the 2017 IORP Stress Test Report, please see here. For the presentation of AEIP, provided during ...
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