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Danish pensions told to ‘jump’, just not ‘how high’

No one disputes the regulator’s role in ensuring Denmark’s pension funds invest responsibly. But the lack of clarity over specific requirements isn’t helping anyone.
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Solvency II’s benefits go beyond lower capital requirements

Deloitte Luxembourg’s Daniel Capocci and Xavier Zaegel argue investors are increasingly using it as a screening tool to capture higher quality infrastructure assets.

No-deal Brexit: The EU’s patchwork approach to transitional provisions

As the risk increases of Britain exiting the EU without a deal in place, what are regulators around Europe doing to assist a smooth transition? Simon Witney and Patricia Volhard of Debevoise explain.
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Danish FSA slams pensions’ ‘inadequate’ infra investment management

Several of the country’s major pension funds were singled out for improper risk management and valuation methods.

Japan prepares new offshore wind auctions in 2019

The government is in the process of identifying candidate sites with the first auctions expected in ‘early summer’.

Spain’s carrot-and-stick approach will fail to convince investors

The country’s desire ‘to send a positive signal’ to renewable investors would be far more effective if it stopped trying to battle compensation awards from its past

wpd to scrap offshore wind project if Taiwan cuts tariffs – exclusive

The Taiwanese government is expected to announce a final decision on 2019 FiT by the end of next week.

Ofgem settles on 4% returns, ‘undermining’ gas and network companies

The UK energy regulator believes the decision represents ‘a better balance of risk and return’, despite industry consternation.

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