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August 14, 2019
A Proposed CalPERS Board Code of Conduct Is Still Generating Controversy

The policy has the support of the majority of board members but others argue the vague language can be used against board members who dissent.

Cambridge University Recruits New CIO from Family Office

Investment board member Tilly Franklin will lead the fund, after Nick Cavalla’s sudden departure last year.

Family Offices Slash Allocation to Alternatives by More than Half
Perpetual Monetary Easing: Problem Creator for Pension Plans
Scary Similarity: The Roaring Twenties and Today
CalPERS Outlines Key Economic Risks for Next Decade
Ohio’s State Pension Slashes Healthcare Benefits amid Insolvency Concerns Threat
Partial Risk Transfers: Less Than Meets the Eye

Actuarial firms, bankers and insurance companies have been urging U.S. defined benefit plan sponsors to transfer their liabilities to a third party. Transferring the total liability has proven too onerous for most plan sponsors, so these institutions have been pitching partial risk transfers (PRT) instead. However, the touted long-term cost savings and pension risk reduction may turn out to be underwhelming, if not elusive.

Och-Ziff Who? Hedge Fund Firm to Change Name in September

Firm looking to distance itself from troubled past.

Nevada Public Pension Beats Benchmark with 8.5% Return in 2019

Retirement system also met or surpassed yardstick for three, five, and 10 years.

UK Recruitment Firm Prosecuted for Trying to Avoid Giving Pensions

SKL Professional Recruitment is also accused of lying to The Pensions Regulator.

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