This week's Pensions Buzz respondents were mostly in agreement that 10 weeks is an appropriate length of time to conduct a full DB to DC transfer.
The Guaranteed Minimum Pension Equalisation Working Group (GMPEWG) has published a call to action to assist schemes in the first stage of the process.
The regulator must not forget the important role of lay trustees as it boosts standards of professionals, argues Jonathan Stapleton.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is working to "enhance" the Bank of England's monitoring of how schemes use non-bank leveraged loans amid warnings they may not be able to absorb losses in a stress scenario.
The launch of the professional trustee accreditation process, set up by the Professional Trustee Standards Working Group (PTSWG), has been delayed until "later this year".
An insurance company director has been banned from company directorships after failing to keep adequate records and provide scheme members with up-to-date information.
Shadow pensions minister Jack Dromey has called for a fiduciary college within a university to serve for member-nominated trustee (MNT) training, amid the regulator's increased calls for professionalism.
The Mercer Master Trust has become the 11th to receive authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR), following its application submission in February.
Pensions Buzz peers agreed with pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman and former shadow chancellor Ed Balls that now might be the time for a fresh commission.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has mooted pursuing Sir Philip and Lady Tina Green's overseas assets to ensure there are enough funds for the Arcadia pension schemes.
This week's top stories included The Pensions Regulator launching a consultation on the future of trusteeship.
The introduction of long-term funding targets for defined benefit (DB) schemes could create an accounting gap of £260bn between the liabilities reported by companies and schemes, XPS Pensions has warned.
Pension fund investors could face further disclosure requirements on ESG matters as an industry working group considers fresh law for trustees for as soon as next year.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has launched a consultation on scheme governance and trusteeship, urging "badly-run schemes" to improve or consolidate.
The regulator is looking to accelerate the consolidation of pension schemes. David Fairs explains why.
Boris Johnson would be detrimental to pensions if he becomes prime minister later this month, a majority of Buzz respondents said.
Universities across the country are on alert for fresh strike action as the University and College Union (UCU) prepares to ballot members.
Robin Ellison explains why lay trustees continue to have an essential part to play in trusteeship, despite the regulatory drive towards professionalisation.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will continue to change under the helm of Charles Counsell as it rolls out more of its TPR Future programme and develops a long-term strategy, he has said.
Panellists at an industry roundtable discuss their need for more clarity and balance from the regulator. James Phillips reports
This week's top stories included the Financial Conduct Authority announcing it would carry out further investigations on defined benefit transfers.
The Court of Appeal has dismissed ITV's appeal against a financial support direction (FSD) issued by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) in a long-running case over the Box Clever Pension Scheme.
Improved diversity on master trust boards can enable greater understanding of wider socioeconomic circumstances, argues James Phillips.