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What’s on the horizon for pensions litigation in 2020?

European Union, United Kingdom - January 13 2020 2019 was a busy year for pension litigators, with key judgments being handed down in a number of significant cases, including Safeway v Newton…

Pension Schemes Bill reintroduced paving way for new criminal and civil sanctions aimed at directors of DB sponsors

United Kingdom - January 8 2020 The Pension Schemes Bill was reintroduced in the House of Lords by the Government yesterday. As expected, the new Bill contains the same measures set…

Pension predictions - Five things to look out for in 2020

European Union, United Kingdom - December 20 2019 With the election done and dusted and a strong Conservative majority now in place in time for Christmas, what does the New Year hold for pensions…

The Bauer judgment - CJEU introduces new poverty threshold for pension protection

European Union, United Kingdom - December 20 2019 The CJEU judgment in PSV v Bauer (Case C-168/18) was finally handed down today, with many in the industry having held their breath in anticipation…

Pension Schemes Bill to be reintroduced

United Kingdom - December 19 2019 As expected, in today's Queen's Speech, the Government has confirmed that it intends to reintroduce the Pension Schemes Bill before Parliament. The…

What does the election result mean for pensions?

European Union, United Kingdom - December 16 2019 So, the Conservatives return to Government with an 80 seat majority - a result few people predicted in the run-up to last Thursday’s poll. At a macro…

Pensions Planner - December 2019

European Union, United Kingdom - December 4 2019 Over the past few months all talk in pension circles has been dominated by the 'B-word'. In October, it looked like progress was finally being made…

What does the election mean for pensions?

United Kingdom - November 27 2019 The outcome of the 2019 General Election has the potential to radically impact the nature of the UK’s relationship with the EU and our other trading…

Pension Schemes Bill (Part 2): New funding requirements likely to increase funding demands on DB scheme sponsors

United Kingdom - November 7 2019 The Pension Schemes Bill, introduced in Parliament on 15 October 2019, contained some significant new funding requirements for defined benefit (DB)…

Pension Schemes Bill (Part 1) - Directors, banks and investors put on notice as new criminal sanctions and regulatory powers are significantly wider than expected

United Kingdom - October 31 2019 Following the announcement of a new Pension Schemes Bill in the Queen’s Speech on 14 October 2019, the Bill has now been published. As anticipated…