Pensions Law Summary - Defined Contribution (DC) Schemes

In this summary, we examine the move from defined benefit to defined contribution schemes and look at the key features and legal requirements of DC schemes

03 August 2021

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The move towards DC schemes has picked up pace in recent years, partly due to the introduction of auto enrolment and, as such, good governance of DC schemes is becoming a priority for the Pensions Regulator. We consider some of the differences between defined benefit and defined contribution schemes and what the key governance requirements are for trust-based schemes regulated by the Pensions Regulator.

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