The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has secured the extradition of a suspected fraudster following engagement with the Metropolitan Police.
Alan Barratt was arrested in Alicante, Spain under suspicion of fraud by abuse of position arising from his role as a trustee of pension schemes, with TPR alleging that £13.7m of savings had been fraudulently...
Government proposals to employ a charge cap smoothing mechanism in a bid to incentivise defined contribution (DC) pension scheme investment in illiquid assets could have the opposite effect, says the Society of Pension Professionals (SPP).
Three people have appeared in court in connection with an investigation into pension fraud totalling nearly £14m.
Plans to increase the normal minimum pension age (NMPA) to 57 should be annulled, or transitional protections removed, amid “scant evidence” to support the decision, says Quilter.
The trustees of the BT Pension Scheme, Ford Pension Schemes, and the Marks and Spencer Pension Scheme have confirmed they will seek a judicial review of the decision to replace the Retail Prices Index (RPI) from 2030.
Clive Weber explores how the recent draft policy on new criminal sanctions explains TPR's future approach.