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To give or not to give – reasons for trustee decisions

United Kingdom - May 8 2009 It is a basic principle of English law that trustees do not have to reveal their reasons for reaching decisions nor, generally speaking, do they have to disclose documents relating to the decision making process.

Material detriment - what’s it all about?

United Kingdom - July 7 2009 The Pensions Regulator has issued a Code of Practice, high level guidance and illustrative examples to clarify its approach to the material detriment test introduced by the Pensions Act 2008.

Catherine McKenna, François Barker, Steven Southern, Wendy Hunter.

Final check before 6 April 2011

United Kingdom - January 12 2011 You may be tired of reading this, but we will try to make it the last statement of its kind in our publication.

Catherine McKenna, François Barker, Steve Southern, Wendy Hunter.

Introducing FATCA

United Kingdom - August 11 2011 If you have not yet heard about “FATCA”, you will in the near future.

Catherine McKenna, François Barker, Steve Southern, Wendy Hunter.

The Ilford case: an improper proposal

United Kingdom - November 18 2009 In the case of Independent Trustee Services Limited v Hope and Others the High Court ruled that, when taking decisions regarding buy-outs, pension scheme trustees cannot properly have regard to the prospects of compensation from the Pension Protection Fund (‘the PPF’).

Catherine McKenna, François Barker, Steve Southern, Wendy Hunter.