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Former Tamarack suitor gets 17 years in prison

The man who once tried to buy Idaho's cash-strapped Tamarack Resort was ordered Wednesday to immediately begin serving 17 years in prison for raiding pension funds to help finance the deal. Full story

Pension funds cannot jump creditor queue in bankruptcy: UK court

LONDON (Reuters) - Pension scheme members cannot jump ahead of other creditors when a company or bank goes bust, the UK's highest court said on Wednesday in a landmark ruling that clarifies the ranking of creditors in an insolvency. Full story

Spitzer: Who's afraid of the 'Sheriff of Wall Street'?

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If elected New York City comptroller, Eliot Spitzer has vowed to wield power as aggressively as he did as state attorney general, leading some in the financial community to worry that the "Sheriff of Wall Street" might be back. Full story

Assets of top 100 alternative investment managers pass $3 trillion

LONDON (Reuters) - The total assets held by the top 100 alternative investment managers globally reached $3.1 trillion in 2012, over 60 percent of the total $5.1 trillion alternative assets under management worldwide, a survey said on Monday. Full story

Analysis: Pension funds may see the silver lining on the interest rate cloud

LONDON (Reuters) - June's global markets quake suggests little positive in a rising interest rate environment but the flip side is significant relief for pension funds that may itself may provide a stabilizing mechanism into the bargain. Full story

Dalio's Bridgewater big loser in market sell-off: sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A $70 billion portfolio managed by hedge fund titan Ray Dalio's Bridgewater Associates and widely held by many pension funds is emerging as a big loser in the recent sell-off by markets, according to two people with knowledge of the numbers. Full story

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  Santelli Takes on Japan's Pension Plan

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  JPMorgan's Pension Fund: Split Leadership Duties

JPMorgan's pension fund is sending a letter to JPM's shareholders urging for a separation of the CEO and chairman position, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

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An employee walks out of an office of Doverie, the country's biggest private pension fund, in Sofia
An employee walks out of an office of Doverie, the country's biggest private pension fund, in Sofia

An employee walks out of an office of Doverie, the country's biggest private pension fund, in Sofia July 23, 2013. UK-registered company United Capital, the selected buyer of Bulgaria's largest private pension fund Doverie, said on Friday it plans to file soon for regulatory approvals with Bulgarian

Brochures are displayed inside office of Doverie, the country's biggest private pension fund, in Sofia
Brochures are displayed inside office of Doverie, the country's biggest private pension fund, in Sofia

Brochures are displayed inside an office of Doverie, the country's biggest private pension fund, in Sofia July 23, 2013. UK-registered company United Capital, the selected buyer of Bulgaria's largest private pension fund Doverie, said on Friday it plans to file soon for regulatory approvals with Bul

The logo of Doverie, the country's biggest private pension fund, is seen on the front door of an office in Sofia
The logo of Doverie, the country's biggest private pension fund, is seen on the front door of an office in Sofia

The logo of Doverie, the country's biggest private pension fund, is seen on the front door of an office in Sofia July 22, 2013. UK-registered company United Capital, the selected buyer of Bulgaria's largest private pension fund Doverie, said on Friday it plans to file soon for regulatory approvals w

A woman walks in front of headquarters of Doverie, country's biggest private pension fund, in Sofia
A woman walks in front of headquarters of Doverie, country's biggest private pension fund, in Sofia

A woman walks in front of the headquarters of Doverie, the country's biggest private pension fund, in Sofia July 22, 2013. UK-registered company United Capital, the selected buyer of Bulgaria's largest private pension fund Doverie, said on Friday it plans to file soon for regulatory approvals with B