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Under the auspices of the American Benefits Institute, the Council conducts research and serves as a conduit for global companies to share information about international retirement, health and compensation plan trends.

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Global Benefits Committee

Through the Global Benefits Committee, the Council provides a forum in which to share information on benefits design and practices affecting non-U.S. based employees, as well as a resource for non-U.S. based companies operating in the United States.

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Latest Developments

U.S. legislative and regulatory matters affecting global benefits and compensation, covering laws related to international taxation, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, expatriate health plans, among others.

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Global Alliances

The Council is a member of a number of a number of global alliances dedicated to expanding knowledge and providing resources on the full range of international benefits matters.

GPA

Global Pension Alliance (GPA)

The Council is a founding member of the GPA, a trans-Atlantic coalition of business groups dedicated to global benefits issues such as retirement security and affordability, regulation investment and demographic change.

IEBA

International Employee Benefits Association

The Council serves as the U.S. chapter of IEBA is the world's leading association providing education, information and professional development opportunities in the constantly evolving world of International Employee Benefits. Members of the Council are entitled to complimentary membership in IEBA.

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OECD Outreach

The American Benefits Institute, the education and research affiliate of the American Benefits Council (Council), serves as a private sector advisor to the U.S. government delegation to the OECD. Richard Hinz, Senior Advisor to the Council, is the former Chairman of the OECD’s Working Party on Private Pensions from his tenure at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).

Source Documents

June 2017 OECD WPPP Meeting Agenda

OECD Policy Brief No. 1: Tax Treatment of Retirement Savings in Private Pension Plans Across OECD Countries

OECD Policy Brief No. 2: Long-Term Fiscal Cost of Tax Incentives for Private Pension Plans

June 2017 OECD WPPP Paper: Incorporating Corporate Income Tax and the Effect of New Savings into the Calculations of the Net Tax Expenditure

June 2017 OECD Draft Program: Robo-Advice for Pensions

June 2017 OECD WPPP Analysis: Long-Term Fiscal Cost of Tax and Other Financial Incentives for Funded Private Pensions in Selected OECD Countries

June 2017 OECD WPPP Literature Review: The Impact of Tax Incentives and Other Policies on Retirement Savings

June 2017 OECD WPPP Paper: Analysis of Policy Measures to Contain Costs of Running Private Pension Plans

June 2017 OECD WPPP Paper: Lending Activities in Private Pensions

June 2017 OECD WPPP Paper: DB Pension Arrangements: Solvency and Interest Rates

June 2017 OECD WPPP Paper: Designing Funded Pension Arrangements Given the Level of Financial Literacy and Behavioral Biases

June 2017 OECD WPPP Paper: Incorporating Corporate Income Tax and the Effect of New Savings into the Calculations of the Net Tax Expenditure

June 2017 IOPS Paper: Revised Draft Good Practices on the Role of Pension Supervisory Authorities in Consumer Protection Related to Private Pension Systems

June 2017 IOPS Paper: Supervision of Pension Investment Management, Including Non-Traditional Investment


ECD Business and Finance Outlook 2016 Agenda

OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2016 Highlights

OECD Conference Agenda: Research Challenges for Global Pensions -- Trends and Heterogeneity

June 2016 OECD WPPP Paper: Aligning Funded Private Pensions with Public Pensions

June 2016 OECD WPPP Presentation: Aligning Funded Private Pensions with Public Pensions

June 2016 OECD WPPP Paper: Investment Governance and the Integration of ESG Factors

June 2016 OECD WPPP Presentation: Investment Governance and the Integration of ESG Factors

June 2016 OECD WPPP Paper: Annuity Products and Policy Considerations

June 2016 OECD WPPP Presentation: Analysis of the Shift from Defined Benefit to Defined Contribution Plans

June 2016 OECD WPPP Presentation: Annuity Products and Policy Considerations

June 2016 OECD WPPP Paper: Analysis of the Shift from Defined Benefit to Defined Contribution Plans

OECD WPPP Paper: Policy Measures to Improve the Quality of Financial Advice for Retirement

OECD WPPP Presentation: Policy Measures to Improve the Quality of Financial Advice for Retirement

OECD WPPP Proposal: Core Principles for Private Pension Regulation

OECD WPPP Presentation: Core Principles for Private Pension Regulation

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