Pensions disputes

Blake Morgan experts speaking at annual HR Conference

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No fewer than three legal experts from Blake Morgan will be speaking at the annual Payroll World Spring Update Conference 2015 in London on 19th March 2015. More …

BULLETIN: Pensions law news, February 2014

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The UK Pensions system is not working concludes the Financial Conduct Authority (the FCA) in a report published earlier this month. More …

Equalisation rumbles on in the Courts

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A recent case in the High Court Tadas Vaitkus and others v Dresser-Rand UK Ltd [2014] EWHC 170 (Ch) has considered what happens when a Definitive Deed and Rules containing unequal pension benefits is executed with retrospective effect, when equalisation had previously been brought into effect in line with the terms of the original interim deed. More …

DC Governance and the Regulator's Code of Practice

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The Regulator's Code of Practice Number 13 came into effect last month. The code sets out the legal requirements and standards of governance and administration that trustees of occupational defined contribution (DC) trust-based schemes need to attain. More …

New statutory definition of 'money purchase' benefits – Check the categorisation of your scheme

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Section 29 of the Pensions Act 2011 introduces a new statutory definition of 'money purchase' benefits. More …