Pension funds that decide to invest in standalone fiduciary management funds are being reassured that they will not be subject to mandatory tendering requirements.
The High Court has ruled that there is no statutory limitation period in which to recover pension overpayments under a defined benefit (DB) scheme, as long as this is by adjusting future payments.
Enhanced powers for The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to prosecute and fine company directors who "wilfully or recklessly" put their defined benefit (DB) pension scheme at risk will be hard to enforce, commentators say.
Jay Doraisamy has been appointed as co-head of Mayer Brown's London pensions practice in a newly-created role.
The FCA's eagerly anticipated final report of its asset management market study suggests an investigation of the investment consulting market, James Phillips reports.
Mayer Brown has appointed Duncan Watson as a senior associate in its pensions investment team as part of plans to grow the business.
Jay Doraisamy has been appointed pensions partner in the London offices of Mayer Brown.
Natasha Browne takes a look at the key issues around DB contracting out ahead of the April 2016 deadline
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has launched its latest qualification, a certificate in defined contribution (DC) governance.
The verdict will complicate the application of the members’ best interest principle
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.
The Total UK Pension Plan has insured £1.6bn of pensioner liabilities with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) in the second largest UK bulk annuity transaction to date.
Pension funds could be caught in the "side-winds" of new EU legislation that "ramps up the pressure" on data protection, lawyers warn.
The Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of The Pensions Regulator in the Nortel/Lehman Brothers legal challenge.
The Pensions Management Institute has launched an online guide for trustee board scheme secretaries.
Trustees bid farewell to Hastings Bass
The Pensions Bill largely clarifies section 251 but could go further to address situations in which a scheme partially winds up, Mayer Brown says.
The High Court ruling granting trustees ‘super priority' in obligations arising from a financial support direction against insolvent companies "desperately cries out for legislative intervention", lawyers say.
Richard Goldstein has been promoted to pensions partner at law firm Mayer Brown.
Blake Lapthorn has appointed Ian Flowers as a partner in its pensions team.
The first issuance of a contribution notice could signal a clampdown on companies who fail to engage with trustees and the regulator, lawyers say.