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Can the Pensions Regulator compel a non-UK entity to provide information?

United Kingdom - April 1 2021 In its recent judgment in R (on the application of KBR, Inc) v Director of the Serious Fraud Office [2021] UKSC 2, the Supreme Court unanimously held…

Codes of Practice given revamp by Regulator

United Kingdom - March 25 2021 After much work, the Pensions Regulator has published its new single Code of Practice for consultation. The new code is designed to update the…

Regulator issues draft guidance on policing new criminal offences

United Kingdom - March 15 2021 The Pension Regulator has published for consultation its much anticipated draft guidance on how it intends to police the new pensions criminal…

Pension Schemes Act 2021 - Implementation timetable (Updated)

United Kingdom - March 4 2021 The Pension Schemes Act 2021, which will introduce new pension criminal offences, £1m regulatory fines and new requirements relating to funding and…

Minister confirms timetable for new pension offences, regulatory powers and funding requirements

United Kingdom - March 4 2021 The Pensions Minister, Guy Opperman, has confirmed the Government’s timetable for implementing key elements of the Pension Schemes Act 2021. In a…

Chancellor extends support and outlines plans to build future economy

United Kingdom - March 3 2021 As expected, today’s Budget focused on: maintaining support for businesses and individuals during the remainder of the Covid-19 pandemic, starting the…

Government confirms plans to increase minimum pension age to 57

United Kingdom - March 2 2021 The Government has confirmed that it plans to increase the minimum pension age at which benefits under registered pension schemes can generally be…

New statutory funding requirements put focus on end game for DB schemes

European Union, United Kingdom - February 17 2021 The Pension Schemes Act 2021 finally received Royal Assent on 11 February 2021. The Act contains some significant new funding requirements for…

Pension Schemes Act 2021 - Commencement dates

United Kingdom - February 16 2021 The Pension Schemes Act 2021, which will introduce new pension criminal offences, £1m regulatory fines and new requirements relating to funding and…

DWP confirms plans to introduce new climate-related risk requirements for largest UK schemes

United Kingdom - February 10 2021 The DWP has confirmed its plans to introduce new requirements relating to the management and disclosure of climate-related risks for the largest UK…