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5th World Bank Contractual Savings Conference

Contractual Savings Image5th WORLD BANK CONTRACTUAL SAVINGS CONFERENCE

The 5th World Bank Contractual Savings Conference will be held on January 9-11, 2012 at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, DC. This year's conference is entitled "Reshaping the Future of Funded Pension Systems".

The 5th World Bank Contractual Savings Conference will provide a platform for discussing the lessons learned from our client countries over the past three years, and also presents an opportunity to share regional experiences. The World Bank team will also disseminate the policy work that can be used in reshaping the future of funded systems in emerging economies.

Some of the topics to be addressed at the conference include:

  • Second Pillars Under Attack: Lessons from the Crisis
  • Implementing Life-cycle Investment Strategies in Defined Contribution Systems
  • Guarantees in Defined Contribution Systems: Who Pays the Bill?
  • Risk Management of Pension Funds: Are Defined Contribution Systems Ready for Introducing Risk Based Supervision?
  • Regulating Variable Annuities in Competitive Markets
  • Do NDC Systems Work in Countries other than Sweden?
  • Are Pension Systems in BRIC Countries Sustainable?
  • DB Systems in Emerging Economies: Setting Up Sustainable Parameters
  • Pension Systems in Africa: How Fair are they?
  • Longevity Bonds in Emerging Markets: Any Progress?

The event will be conducted in English. Spanish and Russian simultaneous translation will be provided.

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As in previous years, the Contractual Savings Conference attracts senior policy makers, regulators and supervisors who are involved with pension funds systems, both in the retirement and payout phase; pension fund managers and managers from life insurance companies; academics; officials from international financial organizations; pension fund managers associations; and staff from the World Bank Group, and International Monetary Fund.

For further information, please contact hli4@worldbank.org

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Please note all presentations reflect the speakers' opinions, and do not represent the World Bank Group. For any question or comment, please contact Heinz Rudolph (hrudolph@worldbank.org) and Honglin Li (HLi4@worldbank.org).

Session 1: Second Pillars Under Attack: Lessons from the Financial Crisis (download all PPT in this session in one PDF)

Session 2: Towards Sustainable Second Pillar Pension Systems (download all PPT in this session in one PDF)

Session 3: Is the Financing of the Transitional Deficit Relevant? (download all PPT in this session in one PDF)

Session 4: Panel Discussion: Are NDC SystemsWorking Properly? (download all PPT in this session in one PDF)

Session 5: The Role of Guarantees in Second Pillars: Who Pays the Bill? (download all PPT in this session in one PDF)

Session 6: Risk-Based Supervision of Pension Funds: A Reasonable Approach for Emerging Economies? (download all PPT in this session in one PDF)

Session 7: Fee Structure: Does It Matter? (download all PPT in this session in one PDF)

Session 8: Designing the Payout Phase (download all PPT in this session in one PDF)

Session 9: Regulating Variable Annuities in Competitive Markets (download all PPT in this session in one PDF)

Session 10: Unwinding Longevity Risks in Emerging Economies (download all PPT in this session in one PDF)

Session 11: Increasing Coverage of Funded Schemes (download all PPT in this session in one PDF)

Session 12: Are Pensions Systems in BRICS Sustainable? Russia in Depth (download all PPT in this session in one PDF)

Session 13: Pension Developments in East Africa (download all PPT in this session in one PDF)

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