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DWP issues long-awaited GMP equalisation guidance

United Kingdom - December 20 2016 After an extended waiting period, the DWP has published draft guidance to schemes on one possible method of resolving historic pensions inequality…

Co-authors: Louisa Knox, Edwin Mustard.


Government consults on new measures to tackle pension scams

United Kingdom - December 20 2016 Individuals reported more than £19m of suspected pension fraud in 2015/16 and the government believes that ‘more direct intervention’ is required to…

Co-authors: Louisa Knox, Edwin Mustard.


ECJ rules no discrimination where civil partner could not benefit from spouse’s pension due to ‘death-bed marriages’ restriction

European Union - December 19 2016 A lecturer from Trinity College Dublin, Mr Parris, has lost his case in the European Court of Justice (the “ECJ”) in which he alleged that his…

Co-authors: Louisa Knox, Edwin Mustard.


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.

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