Richard Favier thinks fears of a funding crisis in DB schemes are overblown but says, if he is wrong, a 'Super PPF' could well be one of the solutions considered by policymakers.
Richard Favier says the process for regulated apportionment agreements is complex, lengthy, expensive, but there is a solution
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has published its first official guidance on how it expects companies seeking company voluntary arrangements (CVAs) to set out their proposals.
Richard Favier says extending the 12-month period would result in a lot of companies seeking to pass their pension debts to the PPF
There are increasing calls to review the process for regulated apportionment arrangements, which are still rare. Stephanie Baxter explores the rationale for a more flexible framework.
There are increasing concerns pre-pack administrations are being exploited to dump pension schemes into the PPF. Stephanie Baxter explores whether there is systemic misuse and if the regime is ripe for reform
Dalriada Trustees has appointed former Pension Protection Fund (PPF) head of restructuring and insolvency Richard Favier as a trustee representative.
Trustees who do not do enough to squeeze the fees charged by advisers are not fulfilling their fiduciary duty, says the former Pension Protection Fund (PPF) head of restructuring.
Ex-PPF man Richard Favier says too many trustees are sitting on their hands when they need to act