UK - The London Pension Fund Authority has a net FRS17 deficit of nearly £250m on the funds it administers, its annual report for the year to the end of March reveals.
It says the deficit on the £2.8bn administering authority will be entirely recoverable from levies on London borough councils and other bodies.
Hymans Robertson is the actuary for the fund which had an actuarial funding level of 101% at the end of March.
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers