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Round up of pensions developments: September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2014

The government stated in the budget 2014, that it would review the tax charge on DC pension funds held in a drawdown product at death or


Round up of pensions developments: August 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 3 2014

In Thompson (PO-1203), the Deputy Pensions Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint by Mr Thompson, a member of the main scheme, the GE Pension Plan and


Round up of pensions developments: July 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2014

The Finance Bill 2014 received Royal Assent on 17 July 2014, becoming the Finance Act 2014. The Act incorporates the changes announced in the Budget


High Court overturns pension ombudsman's determination restricting the NHS Administering Authority's ability to recover overpaid lump sum death benefits paid by mistake
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2014

The High Court has overturned a ruling of the Deputy Pensions Ombudsman in relation to an attempt by the Administering Authority of the NHS Pension


A round up of pensions developments: June 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 3 2014

Following its consultation last year on a revised Code of Practice on defined benefit (DB) funding, the Pensions Regulator has issued the final


The change to the definition of money purchase benefits - implications for pension schemes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 6 2014

Implications for pension schemesSchemes that have treated benefits as money purchase in the past will need to address the impact of section 29 going


Round up of pensions developments: May 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2014

The most significant change to be implemented under the Act is the reform of the State Pension, from the current two tier to a single tier system


Round up of pensions developments: April 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 2 2014

Following the changes announced in the Budget 2014, HMRC has issued a statement that where a member has taken a pension commencement lump sum (PCLS


High Court holds that thirty pension deeds were ineffective and that scheme members were not 'estopped' from denying that those deeds were valid
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 1 2014

In Christopher James Briggs & others and Gleeds (Head Office) and Gleeds (UK) and others 2014, the High Court has held that members of the Gleeds


Court of Appeal holds that a deed of adherence could not be construed so as to give new scheme members a lower scale of benefits
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 24 2014

In Honda Motor Europe Limited and another v Powell and another 2014 EWCA Civ 437, the Court of Appeal has held that construction was not the