The Transparency Task Force (TTF) has published an open letter to prime minister Boris Johnson asking him to take a personal interest in pension scam problems and push for legislative flexibilities for scam victims.
Superfunds will be a “useful weapon” for defined benefit schemes moving forward, with their need solidified after the economic struggles caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Guy Opperman has said.
The Transparency Task Force (TTF) has questioned whether the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is “fit for purpose” following years of concern relating to the manner in which it exercises its investigative powers.
Baroness Nicky Morgan has been appointed as a non-executive director of the board of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) alongside Cathryn Riley and Wendy Williams.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has seconded staff from other national watchdogs as it rolls out the master trust authorisation and supervision regime, Lesley Titcomb has revealed.
Rothesay Life has purchased an £860m portfolio of equity release loans as the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) is due to end its consultation on insurers' use of the asset to back business.
Buy-in and buyout pricing could increase due to future capital requirements for insurers holding equity release mortgage assets to back deals. Victoria Ticha looks at what it means for trustees
Just Retirement and Partnership have finalised their merger to become JRP Group which will manage a total of more than £15bn assets.
The number of transfers from defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) schemes has been lower than expected, according to the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).
To replace McDermott
Volumes of buy-ins and buy-outs exceeded £11bn for 2015 according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Fewer than ten life companies will have conquered the market by 2020
The proposed merger between Just Retirement and Partnership has been put on hold subject to meeting Solvency II requirements and is expected in January.
Senior bankers found guilty of misconduct could face their bonuses being clawed back up to ten years after award following a major stiffening of rules by financial regulators.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have published final rules to improve individual accountability in the banking sector, following up laws on variable pay.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) will soon protect the total value of people's annuities, it has confirmed.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) will work in conjunction with other regulators to develop actuarial assessment and quality standards in the coming year.
Jack Jones talks to the Pension Protection Fund’s new head of insolvency and restructuring Malcolm Weir about the lifeboat scheme’s new approach
A £200m Financial Services Authority (FSA) legacy scheme deficit has left insurers questioning how much of the individual levies is contributed towards it.
Andrew Tyrie, chairman of the Treasury Committee, and Andrew Bailey, executive director of the new Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), have rounded on the European Union (EU) over its "shocking" implementation of Solvency II.
Jonathan Stapleton asks if it is time for a single regulator
Workplace pensions governance should be overseen by a single regulatory body, the latest Work and Pensions Committee report says.
The Pensions Regulator will give trustees a "clear steer" on acceptable approaches to funding and recovery plans in the spring, Bill Galvin confirms.
The retail distribution review will "ratchet up" the professionalism of financial advisers, according to the Financial Service Authority's head of investment policy Peter Smith.