TPO 'competent court' decision - how it changes overpayment recovery

Lawyers and administrators ask if decision will add clarity or make overpayment disputes more complex

Jasmine Urquhart
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 A Court of Appeal ruling last year means that TPO is no longer a 'competent court' in overpayment disputes
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A Court of Appeal ruling last year means that TPO is no longer a 'competent court' in overpayment disputes

A Court of Appeal ruling last year has changed how schemes recoup overpayments to members. Jasmine Urquhart takes a look at the issues involved.

Among the various announcements towards the end of last year, one new legal development that emerged was clarity on whether The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) could be considered a "competent court" for ...

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