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Benefits Passport Newsletter Archive

Monday, November 12, 2018
Fall 2018 Board of Directors Meeting: Paul Mackey & Erin Sweeney Biographies
Fall 2018 Board of Directors Meeting: Paul Mackey & Erin Sweeney Biographies
Friday, August 17, 2018
Benefits Passport 2018-01: Highlights from the June 2018 Meeting of the OECD Working Party on Private Pensions
Benefits Passport 2018-01: Highlights from the June 2018 Meeting of the OECD Working Party on Private Pensions
Friday, August 18, 2017
Benefits Passport 2017-01: Highlights from the June 2017 Meeting of the OECD Working Party on Private Pensions
Here is the link to the latest edition of the Council's Benefits Passport, summarizing the topics of discussion at the summer meeting of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Working Party on Private Pensions (WPPP). The American Benefits Institute (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 (and former Chairman of the WPPP when he served in the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)), attended the meeting on our behalf. Topics covered at the meeting include: Incorporating Corporate Income Tax and The Effects of New Savings Long Term Cost of Tax and Financial Incentives for Funded Private Pensions Lending Activities in Private Pensions Designing Funded Pension Arrangements Given the Level of Financial Literacy and Behavioral Biases Literature Review of the Impact of tax Incentives and Other Policies on Retirement Savings Policy Measures to Contain Costs of Running Funded Private Pension Plans Defined Benefit Pension Arrangements, Solvency and Interest Rates
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Benefits Passport 2016-04: Global Pension System Rankings Offer Valuable Insights
Benefits Passport 2016-04: Global Pension System Rankings Offer Valuable Insights
Monday, October 3, 2016
BENEFITS PASSPORT 2016-3: Highlights from Conference on Challenges for Global Pensions and Release of Publication on Status of Global Financial Markets
BENEFITS PASSPORT 2016-3: Highlights from Conference on Challenges for Global Pensions and Release of Publication on Status of Global Financial Markets
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
BENEFITS PASSPORT 2016-2: Highlights from the Summer 2016 Meeting of the OECD Working Party on Private Pensions
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Working Party on Private Pensions (WPPP) held its summer meeting this past June at the OECD headquarters in Paris, France. The American Benefits Institute (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 (and former Chairman of the OECD’s Working Party on Private Pensions when he served in the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)) attended the meeting on our behalf.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Benefits Passport 2015-4: Highlights from Winter 2015 Meeting of OECD Working Party on Private Pensions
The latest edition of the Council’s Benefits Passport provides analysis of OECD’s recent work on private pension policies through its Committee on Insurance and Private Pensions and its sub-group – the Working Party on Private Pensions.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Benefits Passport 2015-03: Highlights from Summer 2015 Meeting of OECD Working Party on Private Pensions
Benefits Passport 2015-03: Highlights from Summer 2015 Meeting of OECD Working Party on Private Pensions
Sunday, February 1, 2015
Benefits Passport 2015-02: Global Retirement Indexes Illustrate Widespread Employee Benefit System Challenges
Benefits Passport 2015-02: Global Retirement Indexes Illustrate Widespread Employee Benefit System Challenges
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Benefits Passport 2015-01: The OECDs Working Party on Private Pensions - Meeting Summary
Benefits Passport 2015-01: The OECDs Working Party on Private Pensions - Meeting Summary
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Benefits Passport 2014-03: Highlights from the Councils Global Benefits Committee Meeting
Benefits Passport 2014-03: Highlights from the Councils Global Benefits Committee Meeting
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Benefits Passport 2014-02: Highlights from OECDs Working Party on Private Pensions
Benefits Passport 2014-02: Highlights from OECDs Working Party on Private Pensions
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Benefits Passport 2014-01: Highlights from IEBA 2014 Annual Conference
Benefits Passport 2014-01: Highlights from IEBA 2014 Annual Conference
Monday, April 1, 2013
Benefits Passport 2013-04: Highlights from IBIS Academy & Council International Benefits Committee; French Court Holds U.S. Parent Liable for Benefits
Benefits Passport 2013-04: Highlights from IBIS Academy & Council International Benefits Committee; French Court Holds U.S. Parent Liable for Benefits
Friday, March 1, 2013
Benefits Passport 2013-03: Council Discusses International Benefits at MetLife Symposium, IEBA Conference
Benefits Passport 2013-03: Council Discusses International Benefits at MetLife Symposium, IEBA Conference
Friday, February 1, 2013
Benefits Passport 2013-02: Final FATCA Regulations, Pension Litigation Liability Concerns
Benefits Passport 2013-02: Final FATCA Regulations, Pension Litigation Liability Concerns
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Benefits Passport 2013-01: OECD-WPPP Meeting, Cross-Border Pension Taxation
Benefits Passport 2013-01: OECD-WPPP Meeting, Cross-Border Pension Taxation
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Benefits Passport 2012-07: Extension to File Amendments to Puerto Rico Plans, Recent FATCA Developments
Benefits Passport 2012-07: Extension to File Amendments to Puerto Rico Plans, Recent FATCA Developments
Friday, June 1, 2012
Benefits Passport 2012-06: FATCA Implementation, EU Transactional Tax
Benefits Passport 2012-06: FATCA Implementation, EU Transactional Tax
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Benefits Passport 2012-05: Latest Developments on Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swap Trades
Benefits Passport 2012-05: Latest Developments on Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swap Trades
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Benefits Passport 2012-04: Latest Developments on FATCA, Puerto Rico Plans
Benefits Passport 2012-04: Latest Developments on FATCA, Puerto Rico Plans
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Benefits Passport 2012-03: Update on FATCA Issues
Benefits Passport 2012-03: Update on FATCA Issues
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Benefits Passport 2012-02: Summary of the International Benefits Committee Meeting
Benefits Passport 2012-02: Summary of the International Benefits Committee Meeting
Sunday, January 1, 2012
Benefits Passport 2012-01: Summary of IBIS Academy and International Benefits Committee Activity
Benefits Passport 2012-01: Summary of IBIS Academy and International Benefits Committee Activity