The pension liabilities of the major high street banks are "significantly" greater than their equity market value, Pension Capital Strategies says.
Analysis from the firm said the extreme market conditions have caused both turmoil in the banking sector and resulted in a significant increase in the risks associated with the banks' own DB pension schemes....
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