PPF wins appeal but DWP challenge rejected

Court of Appeal allows appeal from compensation scheme over 50% protection calculation and survivors’ benefits

James Phillips
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The Royal Courts of Justice

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) can perform a single, ex ante, calculation for compensation, but the result cannot be immune from challenge, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

In a court ruling on the compensation scheme's methodology for increasing payments to members, delivered today (19 July), the higher court allowed a PPF appeal and agreed it could adopt a value test for...

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