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Institutional Investment The Elephant in the Room: Accounting and Sponsor Risks in Corporate Pension Plans 16 May, 2011 - Paris / 17 May, 2011 - Amsterdam / 18 May, 2011 - London
At an exclusive presentation of the second-year research work carried out as part of the AXA Investment Managers research chair on "Regulation and Institutional Investment" at EDHEC-Risk Institute, Samuel Sender, Applied Research Manager at EDHEC-Risk Institute, will present a major study analysing how pension funds and sponsors manage the main risks they face and how institutional constraints influence the investment strategy of sponsors and pension funds.

Samuel Sender will detail the results of an exclusive survey which finds that the institutional setup has a great influence on the risk management practices of sponsors and pension funds and that it contributes to inefficiencies in the management of risks. On the whole, accounting risk is an important risk for sponsors, and sponsor risk is the main risk for traditional defined-benefit pension funds. These two risks are often not hedged or managed because doing so is not facilitated by the institutional setup—laws, social, accounting, and prudential rules, as well as the pension insurance schemes and governance rules that define the organisation of pension plans.

Programme
  • Registration

  • Accounting and Sponsor Risks in Corporate Pension Plans
    Samuel Sender, Applied Research Manager, EDHEC-Risk Institute

  • Practical Insights into Pension Fund Regulation and Consequences for Investors
    Erwan Boscher, Head of Pension Solutions, AXA Investment Managers

  • Question & Answer Session

  • Drinks Reception
Event Details
  When   Between 16/05/2011 06:00 PM and 16/05/2011 08:00 PM
Where   Paris: Ritz Paris / Amsterdam: InterContinental Amstel / London: The Dorchester
 
Contact Details
  Name   Séverine Anjubault
E-mail   severine.anjubault@edhec-risk.com
Phone   +33 493 187 863
 
Attachments
  Paris seminar programme
  Amsterdam seminar programme
  London seminar programme