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GDPR and data protection - A pensions perspective

European Union, United Kingdom - November 21 2016 May 2018 will see the introduction of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) bringing wide-ranging changes to existing UK data…

Co-authors: Louisa Knox, Edwin Mustard.

Government Scraps Plans for Secondary Annuity Market

United Kingdom - November 7 2016 The Government has announced that it will not be going ahead with plans to create a secondary market for pension annuities. Despite the steps that…

Co-authors: Louisa Knox, Edwin Mustard.

Court of Appeal rules undrawn pension is protected from trustees in bankruptcy, ending four years of legal uncertainty

United Kingdom - October 25 2016 The Court of Appeal in England has confirmed that a Trustee in Bankruptcy ("TIB") cannot force a bankrupt person to elect to take their…

Co-authors: Louisa Knox, Edwin Mustard.

TPR acts to remedy accidental scheme change from defined benefit to defined contribution

United Kingdom - October 13 2016 The Pensions Regulator exercised a rarely used power to void a Deed which negatively impacted members, enabling them to access compensation from the…

Co-authors: Louisa Knox, Edwin Mustard.

Ombudsman declines to extend employer duties to provide information to employees about pensions

United Kingdom - October 7 2016 The Pensions Ombudsman (PO) has recently ruled that an employer was not required to tell an employee that ceasing to contribute to the employer's…

Co-authors: Louisa Knox, Edwin Mustard.

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