Pan European Pension Funds, Now a RealityThursday, June 23, 2011
Pension Fund promises have an increasinglyprofound impact on the balance sheets ofmultinationals. Pooling enables corporates tobundle assets and pension liabilities from variousjurisdictions under a single licensed pension fundand enhances risk management and governance.Belgium is one of the few countries in theEuropean Economic Area offering a dedicatedand comprehensive framework for establishing apan European pension fund, in accordance withthe European Union directive on Supervision ofInstitutions for Occupational Retirement Provision.From Belgium, the heart of Europe, high profilepolicy makers, financial supervisory authoritiesand advisors will show what companies can gainand how they can simplify pension arrangements,making them both more efficient and transparent.
On the occasion of the Belgian economic mission to the United States presidedover by His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium, BNY Mellon has the pleasureto invite you to a seminar onPan European Pension Funds, Now a RealityThursday, June 23, 2011Registration 10.30 AMPresentation 11.00 AM to 12.30 PMBuffet luncheon to followIntroduction:Jim Palermo, Vice Chairman, BNY MellonOpening Remarks:Bob Kelly, Chairman and CEO, BNY MellonH.E. Steven Vanackere, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairsand Institutional ReformsSpeakers:Philip Neyt, Chairman Belgian Pension Fund Association Convergence in European pension marketsJean Paul Servais, Chairman Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) The framework of Belgium’s new dedicated pan European pension vehicleLeonardo Sforza, Head Research Europe and EU Affairs, Aon Hewitt From legislative change to business practice: what companies can gainHenk Becquaert, Member of the Board of Directors FSMAThierry Verkest, Executive Director, Belgium and Luxembourg, Aon Hewitt Case StudiesLocation:BNY MellonOne Wall Street, 49th Floor(Visitors entrance: 80 Broadway)New York, NYRSVP:Please RSVP by June 10, 2011This invitation is not transferable. For more information, please contactKatingo Kontoudis 212 635 8125 or e-mail email@example.comDue to presence of His Royal Highness Prince Philippe, please arrive promptlyas we cannot allow entrance to the 49th floor after 11.00 AMWith the cooperation of the American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium.