The biggest stories were the long-awaited Just Retirement and Partnership merger, and revelations the government could be forced to fork out £2bn for the British Steel scheme.
Other top stories included Siemens completing a £300m buy-in, the UK watchdog cutting fund management and adviser levies, and Steve Webb warning early state pension access for women was not a solution....
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