Getting the Deal Through: Pensions & Retirement Plans 2020
Getting the Deal Through: Pensions & Retirement Plans 2020

The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Getting the Deal Through: Pensions & Retirement Plans 2020
  • Jurisdictions covered
  • Questions

Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Belgium; Brazil; Canada; Germany; Italy; Mexico; South Africa; Switzerland; UK; USA


The set of questions relating to the topic of Pensions & Retirement Plans and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. What are the main statutes and regulations relating to pensions and retirement plans?

  2. What are the primary regulatory authorities and how do they enforce the governing laws?

  3. What is the framework for taxation of pensions?

  4. What is the state pension system?

  5. How is the state pension calculated and what factors may cause the pension to be enhanced or reduced?

  6. Is the state pension designed to provide a certain level of replacement income to workers who have worked continuously until retirement age?

  7. Is the state pension system under pressure to reduce benefits or otherwise change its current structure in any way on account of current fiscal realities?

  8. What are the main types of private pensions and retirement plans that are provided to a broad base of employees?

  9. Are employers required to arrange or contribute to supplementary pension schemes for employees? What restrictions or prohibitions limit an employer’s ability to

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