The Dutch pension system is unlikely to be given preferential treatment by the international financial reporting standards IFRS, reports Monday’s Financieele Dagblad.
This follows a remark made by IFRS project leader Anne McGeachin in which she said she is not inclined to make an exception for the Netherlands.
Employers organisation VNO-NCW is worried that adherence to the IFRS rules will mean pension investment risks will no longer be shared between employer and employee.
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