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Virtual Pension Trustee Meetings – how to make the most of holding meetings virtually

In this article, we discuss how pension scheme trustees might make the most of one key adaptation arising from the COVID-19 pandemic: virtual trustee meetings
24 June 2020

FCA’s proposals for Pension Transfer Advice

Following the publication of the FCA’s Policy Statement on Pension Transfer Advice (PS20/6), Suzanne Padmore and Sue Young consider the significance of the proposals
23 June 2020

Palestine Solidarity Campaign Case: government LGPS guidance unlawful

This article examines the recent Supreme Court ruling that ministerial guidance, given to LGPS funds on how to discharge investment duties, is unlawful

04 June 2020

Russell Adams v Carey Pensions: What does it mean for SIPP operators?

We review the long awaited judgment and give our view on the key takeaways for SIPP operators and potential areas for future regulatory development as a result
26 May 2020

Pensions taxation: HMRC wins at the upper tribunal on in-specie contributions

In HMRC v Sippchoice [2020] UKUT 0149 (TCC), the Upper Tribunal decided that member contributions must be paid in money form to qualify for tax relief
21 May 2020

Scheme funding – where do we stand?

Eighteen months after the White Paper and six months after the Annual Funding Statement, we’re still awaiting the consultations on the revised code of practice – where do employers and trustees stand?
11 October 2019

A bumper year for buy-ins and buy-outs

We share our experience of the busiest 12 month period ever recorded for buy-ins and buy-outs and highlight the key actions for trustees and sponsors considering one within the next five years
09 October 2019

TPR has updated its Guide to Investment Governance for DC trustees

This updated guidance from The Pensions Regulator provides trustees with helpful examples on matters related to their scheme’s investment governance

01 August 2019

Occupational defined contribution schemes

Government consultation on patient capital investment by large occupational DC pension schemes

16 April 2019

The Pensions Regulator’s master trust supervision and enforcement policy

Pensions Regulator has set out how it will supervise master trusts and use its enforcement powers. We explain as the window for existing master trusts to apply for authorisation closes.
28 March 2019

Pension scheme consolidators or 'superfunds'

The DWP has recently consulted on so-called pensions 'superfunds'. What are they and what is the regulatory regime being considered?

20 March 2019

A new regulatory agenda for the pensions sector

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have announced a joint regulatory strategy to address changes to the way people save for and take their pension.
14 December 2018
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