The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined an individual compliance oversight officer £75,000 for "failing to exercise due skill, care and diligence" with regard to pension transfers in his role at two firms.
The regulator found David Watters had failed to "take reasonable steps" to make sure the advice process in place for Enhanced Transfer Value (ETV) pension transfer exercises was adequate and met regulatory...
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