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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, Emma King, 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, Emma King, 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, Emma King, 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, Emma King, Steve Southern, Wendy Hunter.

RPI to CPI - all change?

United Kingdom - July 14 2010 Hot on the heels of controversial announcements that public sector pension schemes will be increased in line with the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) instead of the Retail Prices Index (RPI), Steve Webb, the Minister of State for Pensions, issued a written ministerial statement last week confirming the Government's intention to use the CPI in place of the RPI when setting increases for all occupational pensions.

Catherine McKenna, Emma King, Steve Southern, Wendy Hunter.