Pension liberation—actions taken by the Pensions Regulator until 2018 [Archived]
Produced in partnership with Ben Fairhead of Pinsent Masons LLP
Pension liberation—actions taken by the Pensions Regulator until 2018 [Archived]

The following Pensions practice note produced in partnership with Ben Fairhead of Pinsent Masons LLP provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Pension liberation—actions taken by the Pensions Regulator until 2018 [Archived]
  • Ark Schemes (May 2011)
  • Hollywell Enterprises Pension Scheme (October 2011)
  • Pennines, Mendip and Malvern Retirement Benefit Schemes (March 2012)
  • TWM Pension Trust (October 2013)
  • Marley Administration schemes (February 2014)
  • Conder schemes (February 2014)
  • Bovey Cranbrook scheme and others—April 2014 (Determinations Panel)
  • St George/multi-member schemes (August 2014)
  • Barratt and Dalton schemes and the Friendly Pensions Retirement Fund (FPRF) (April 2015)
  • More...

ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides background reading on schemes or cases where pension liberation was suspected and where action was taken by the Pensions Regulator between 2011 and 2018. For information on what pension liberation may look like and the legal considerations relating to pension liberation, see Practice Notes: Pension liberation—an introduction and Pension liberation—legal considerations.

Pension liberation has existed as an issue for many years but has become more prevalent since 2011. Since that time a number of trustee appointments have been made by the Pensions Regulator, and there have also been several reported decisions of the High Court and the Regulator's Determinations Panel relating to those appointments and/or action taken directly by the Regulator against those operating suspected liberation schemes.

Schemes or cases where pension liberation was suspected and where action was taken by the Pensions Regulator (or the trustee appointed by it) up to 2018 include:

  1. Ark Schemes (May 2011)

  2. Hollywell Enterprises Pension Scheme (October 2011)

  3. Pennines, Mendip and Malvern Retirement Benefit Schemes (March 2012)

  4. TWM Pension Trust (October 2013)

  5. Marley Administration schemes (February 2014)

  6. Conder schemes (February 2014)

  7. Bovey Cranbrook scheme and others (April 2014)

  8. St George/multi-member schemes (August 2014)

  9. Barratt and Dalton schemes and the Friendly Pensions Retirement Fund (FPRF) (April 2015)

  10. LPA Umbrella Trusts (November 2014)

  11. London Quantum Retirement Benefit Scheme (February 2016)

  12. 5G Futures Pension Scheme (July 2016)

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