Issue: July/Sept 2010
Editorials

First Word

It’s sad to see Cosatu’s Jan Mahlangu depart from the retirementfund scene. The circumstances, however, leave much to be desired. Read more...


Surplus Stripping

In the Lifecare matter, Alexander Forbes is settling with the curator while Sanlam has been granted indemnity from prosecution. Now to be seen is which one will first get to tell on the other. Read more...


Curatorships

The fees look excessive. FSB chief Dube Tshidi explains how they’re computed. Is there another way? Read more...


Currents

Ceppwawu determined to control pension fund; Ombudsman Galgut faults policy costs and disclosures; Treating customers fairly; Rob Rusconi goes executive; Desmond Smith honoured; Need for a government actuaries’ department; Findings of Old Mutual funds’ survey; Lessons in behavioural finance; Launch of AfriSIF. Read more...


Cover Story

Sustainability is the new buzzword. Gradually, it’s developing serious momentum. The pressure is on. Pension funds, and their managers, have a central responsibility to make themselves felt as long-term shareowners. Read more...


Case Study

More on sustainability: the Coca-Cola model. Read more...


Profile

Meet unionist Prabir Badal, a trustee with a mission. Read more...


Fund Reform

Essential steps to promote financial democracy. Read more...



Savings

Stokvels are big. Their combined savings equate those of a significant pension fund. Perhaps they can partially be adapted for longer-term investment. Read more...



Governance

When pension funds show signs of distress, and how to handle them. Read more...



Book Review

A legal volume satisfies a real need in the pensions industry. Read more...




Editorial Comment

Independence in the context of the ASISA Academy relationship with Today’s Trustee. Read more...




Letters

Dispute on whether NBC was pushed or jumped. Read more...




Gravy

A catch in the way that clever politicians target pensions. Read more...


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