The Xylem UK Pension Plan has confirmed a £255m buy-in transaction with Rothesay Life in the insurer’s first deal of 2020.
Travers Smith has appointed Sebastian Reger from Sackers to join its pensions sector group from 1 October.
The Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) UK Pension Fund has finalised a £3.4bn longevity risk transfer to the global reinsurance market through a captive solution.
Michael Klimes examines what additional obligations money laundering rules introduced in June may put on schemes
As public sector pension schemes battle against discrimination claims, James Phillips explores whether private sector schemes should be prepared
Government keen to soften the blow on departing sponsors
Dawn Heath says legislators could easily fix a problem that strips some schemes of PPF protection
PP looks at what schemes must ask when managing unfunded promises
Andrew Murphy has been promoted to partner by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
The Ofcom Staff Pension Plan has secured a £50m buy-in with Legal and General (L&G), covering approximately 30 pensioners and 320 deferred members.
Trustees should expect greater due diligence from companies proposing defined benefit (DB) scheme changes following the IBM ruling, lawyers have warned.
Naomi Rainey looks at the latest in the fight over DB closures
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has agreed a £440m all-risk buyout for its UK pension plan with Rothesay Life, securing improved benefits for members owing to suitable market conditions.
A Treasury proposal to create formal insolvency procedures for co-operatives could improve the organisations' access to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF), lawyers say.
Jack Jones looks at the three options that were open to the Supreme Court
The revised edition of Corporate insolvency: employment and pension rights provides an in-depth analysis of the law relating to insolvency as it interacts with employment and pensions law.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that the Olympic Airlines Pension Scheme cannot move into the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Singapore's state-sponsored defined contribution scheme is an example of how a 'property from pensions' model could work in the UK, according to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner David Pollard.
FTSE350 businesses that de-risked their pension schemes saw an average share price rise of 1.7% compared to an average index fall of 0.2%, analysis finds.
The Court of Appeal ruling in the Nortel/Lehman case means ordinary workers could see redundancy and notice pay extinguished by a pension scheme ‘super creditor', a lawyer says.
A drafting "anomaly" in the Pensions Bill concerning the change from RPI to CPI indexation must be addressed before it gets royal assent, lawyers warn.
The Nortel/Lehman appeal case with The Pensions Regulator begins on Monday in the Court of Appeal, but sources predict it is destined for the Supreme Court.
The Department for Work and Pensions should advance legislation clarifying guaranteed minimum pensions equalisation rather than undertake a costly ECJ test case, a lawyer says.
Lawyers at magic circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have started using Aries Pension & Insurance Systems' technical support service to analyse legislation.