Slide 1

The Pamphleteers

  • Eurocrat Pensions

    A number of articles and blogs have raised the question of settlement of the unfunded DB pension liabilities of UK eurocrats. Many have observed that these are generous and have reported the complex and changing formulae by which member contributions are determined. Under the existing

  • The Folklore Of Cryptocurrencies - Alchemy Revisited?

    (Or how myths and legends can grow in under 10 years)



    Cryptocurrencies are a recent global financial and technological

  • DB and CDC

    With Labour calling for completion of the unfinished legislation necessary to introduce collective defined contribution schemes, the usual suspects emerged to decry the concept. Their position really has to be one of wilful blindness given that the most elementary

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