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LDI-Gate Anyone?

United Kingdom - December 19 2022 It can’t be long before someone starts discussing LDI-Gate (the turmoil in the gilts market following the Government’s September mini budget), looking…

TPR’s Pledge to Combat Pension Scams Gains Increasing Popularity with Trustees

United Kingdom - September 30 2022 According to complaints filed with Action Fraud, more than £30 million has been lost to pension scammers since 2017. All types of pension pots are…

A Recipe for Success - Dishing Up Pensions Dashboards

United Kingdom - July 20 2022 How do you succeed in serving up pensions dashboards to scheme members? It is a bit like creating a complicated recipe. You know how you want your…

ASAP x 10 - TPR Puts The Dash Into Pensions Dashboards

United Kingdom - June 24 2022 The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is not pulling any punches in its latest messaging around pensions dashboards. The Deadline campaign, launched on 22 June…

Sharia Law Considerations for Pension Trustees

United Kingdom - May 30 2022 Each year, I have a profound respect and admiration for colleagues and friends who have fasted during Ramadan. It is a very public demonstration of…

Down to the Wire!

United Kingdom - May 17 2022 On 28 April 2022, at 4:35 pm we issued legal advice to our client regarding the GMP conversion exercise for two schemes, along with final versions of…

JEG or ALAPBAMAN? How Much is Enough for Pensions Single Code Compliance?

United Kingdom - April 27 2022 From memory, the term “good governance” started to be widely used in the pensions industry at around the same time that the Pensions Act 2004 came…

GMP Equalisation Under the Microscope - Proactivity Under the Lens

United Kingdom - April 9 2021 GMP Equalisation and Underpaid Cash Equivalent Transfer Values - Will Trustees Have to Trace and Compensate Members Proactively, or Can Trustees Wait…

TPR Tightens the Governance Net in its New Code of Practice

United Kingdom - April 6 2021 The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published a consultation on the first phase of replacing the existing Codes of Practice with a single, online Code of Practice (the New Code). The first phase

American Rescue Plan Tax Credits for Employers Who Voluntarily Provide Paid Sick Leave and Paid Family and Medical Leave

USA - March 25 2021 On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the “Rescue Plan”). This post reviews Section 9641 of the…