Expert Opinion

A coronavirus game plan for defined benefit pension plans

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The novel coronavirus has introduced unprecedented volatility to financial markets and is taking its toll on pension plans. We’ve seen sharp corrections in most equity markets. ...

Moving beyond a naive definition of value investing

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Stock picking with the right process and the right temperament works. And, contrary to popular claims, value investing is not dead. Those who claim it is ...

Understanding defined contribution pension plan fees (Part 1)

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Defined contribution pension plan fees have long been an area of significant risk for pension fiduciaries. Typically, a DC plan sponsor will negotiate fees for ...

Phase one China trade deal: Key issues unresolved until after U.S. election

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The phase one trade deal between the U.S. and China was presented by the Trump administration as an “historic and enforceable” agreement that “begins rebalancing ...

PRI reporting deadline: A race to the finish line in 2020

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There is nothing like a deadline to focus the mind. Asset owners and managers who are signatories of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investments have ...

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