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2023 'too early' for verdict on German pension reform

Oct 17, 2017 - Investment & Pensions Europe

The 2023 deadline set by the German government to assess the impact of its occupational pension reform is too ambitious, according to speakers at an industry conference.

At the end of 2023, five full years from the time the government's Betriebsrentenstärkungsgesetz (BRSG) comes into force, the government will assess the state of play in occupational pensions. However, panellists at a Willis Towers Watson conference in Frankfurt last week expressed concerns about the 2023 timeline.

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