South Yorkshire Pensions Group Seminar

3rd May 2016

Pension Scheme Accounts Responding to regulatory and technological change, and the importance of good governance Investment Platforms In our latest seminar we will consider a range of topics relating to occupational pension schemes.

This seminar will be of interest to pension scheme trustees, employers, pensions managers and anyone who works or advises in relation to occupational pension schemes. The following presentations will be made: A speaker from PWC -Pension scheme accounts This session will consider the current accounting standards applicable to pension scheme accounts for both DC and DB schemes. Simon Pickerill of Capita - -Member-centric DC Governance This session will explore the ever-evolving regulatory landscape affecting occupational DC pension arrangements, bringing DC governance out of the dark and into the light. As part of this, Simon will discuss the Regulator's expectations and the importance of 'knowing your members' to ensure value for money and, ultimately, good member outcomes. Adrian Swales Chief Executive of Mobius Life -Investment Platforms" Investment Platforms used to be the preserve of corporate DC schemes and retail investments. They are now being increasingly used also by DB schemes. This session will examine the reasons why and look at the options available in the market place, including why many platforms are currently changing ownership and the implications for Trustees, advisors and members. Format: 08:00 - Registration - Tea & Coffee - Light Breakfast 08:45 - Chairman's Welcome & Introduction 09:00 - Pension Scheme Accounts - A speaker from PWC 09:30 - Member-centric DC Governance Simon Pickerill of Capita 10:00 - Investment Platforms Adrian Swales of Mobius Life 10:30 - Open Q&A Panel Discussion 11:00 - Finish About South Yorkshire Pensions Group The South Yorkshire Pensions Group is an organisation comprising pensions professionals and advisers servicing the South Yorkshire/Sheffield City Region. The Group's objectives are to share knowledge, provide informed and relevant seminars to Trustees and companies in the pension schemes arena, as well as encouraging greater networking of amongst anyone with an interest in occupational pension schemes. This Event is presented in conjunction with Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and includes a light breakfast. It is free of charge.

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