The crisis over the BHS pension schemes could be a 'Cadbury moment' that triggers a change to the Takeover Code, Pinsent Masons says.
The law firm said the public profile of the BHS issue may force the government to change takeover rules - noting that the government's reported involvement in relation to Tata Steel's pensions obligations...
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