Solvency II-type requirements for pension funds could be ‘catastrophic’ - LCP

A Solvency II-type regime for pension funds could increase UK funding requirements by £500 billion and lead to company insolvencies, warns consultancy

The implementation of Solvency II-type requirements on the pension industry could be highly detrimental to both defined benefit (DB) pension schemes and equity markets, according to Jonathon Camfield, a partner at consultants Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).

The comments arrived as the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa) launched the second official consultation on the review of the Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provisions (Iorp) directive yesterday.

The Iorp

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