Fringe-meetings

Fringe meetings are open to all conference delegates to attend.
Please indicate which fringe meeting(s) you would like to attend when booking your place at the event.

FRINGE MEETINGS: WEDNESDAY AM

10:00 - 11:00

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FRINGE MEETING 1

DB CONSOLIDATION - WHAT WILL THE FUTURE BE?

The DWP's DB White Paper makes clear that the Government is encouraging scheme consolidation. Several consolidation models are being mooted in the marketplace, each with a specific set of challenges. How may a corporate sponsor judge if their scheme is ripe for consolidation, and, if so, which type?
Dave Roberts, Director, Retirement, Willis Towers Watson
Gareth Strange, Senior Director, Retirement, Willis Towers Watson

11:00 - 11:30

Refreshment break in the exhibition hall

11:30 - 12:30

 

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FRINGE MEETING 2

Details coming soon...

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch in the exhibiton hall

FRINGE MEETINGS: WEDNESDAY PM

17:00 - 18:00

FRINGE MEETING 3

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what does self-suffiency look like?

Self-sufficient schemes face a different set of challenges to those with funding gaps, including demographic and non-investment risks. How can these schemes run themselves effectively, taking into consideration governance issues and potential operational hazards as well as ensuring their investments remain fit for purpose and cashflows/ liquidity are aligned?  
Jonathan Repp, Principal, Mercer
LeRoy van Zyl, Partner, Mercer 

FRINGE MEETING 4

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LEGAL ASPECTS OF SCHEME CONSOLIDATION

As more and more schemes consider consolidation, they must also be aware of a host of practical legal issues, including differential funding rates, balance of power provisions, grandfathered rights and PPF limits. How can schemes best navigate the complicated legal path to consolidation? What are the right questions to ask?

 
 

 

 

FRINGE MEETING 5

Sponsored by TBC