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PO determination on wrongful use of nomination form to fetter death benefit discretion (Mr S PO-19400)

Published on: 04 September 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • PO determination on wrongful use of nomination form to fetter death benefit discretion (Mr S PO-19400)
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  • What were the facts?
  • What was the Pension Ombudsman’s decision?
  • What is the impact of this determination?

Article summary

Pensions analysis: The Pensions Ombudsman has upheld a complaint that a scheme administrator wrongly fettered its discretion over the payment of a lump sum benefit by relying on the deceased member’s outdated death benefit nomination form. Martin Scott of gunnercooke LLP looks at the decision. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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