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This Lexis®PSL Pensions consultation tracker tool displays key consultations (both formal and informal) conducted in the last 12 months by HM...
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26th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension contributions: COVID-19...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 26th Oct
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This Practice Note summarises the key legal developments that are expected to impact pension lawyers within the next 18 months and will continue to...
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22nd Oct
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This legislation tracker is divided into the following sections:•Forthcoming Acts and Bills•Forthcoming Statutory Instruments•Forthcoming FCA...
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16th Oct
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The entries in this tracker are organised by topic, alphabetically. These topics are listed in the Table of Contents (to the left of the...
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13th Oct
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The basic principle underpinning the pensions tax regime is that members of registered pension schemes enjoy:•various tax advantages while accruing...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension contributions: COVID-19...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published guidance which provides a regulatory easement for employers...
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13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: The market volatility caused by coronavirus has led to an increase in DB scheme deficits (see News Analysis:...
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13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: The market volatility caused by coronavirus led to an increase in DB scheme deficits (see News Analysis: Coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Nick Stones of Pinsent Masons 5th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the Pensions Regulator (TPR) issued guidance stating that, until 30 June 2020, it...
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26th Sep
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IntroductionThis Practice Note considers bulk transfers between occupational pension schemes. A bulk transfer is the transfer of a group of members...
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26th Sep
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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recognises that schemes could incur disproportionate costs in providing small pensions under registered pension schemes,...
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26th Sep
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES TO OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMES ONLYThis Practice Note considers the extent to which accrued pension rights under...
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25th Sep
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The entries in this tracker are organised by topic. These topics are listed in the Table of Contents (to the left of the page).Contracting-outLloyds...
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25th Sep
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Statutory requirement to revalue benefitsStatute requires pension schemes to revalue the deferred benefits of early leavers over the period of...
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25th Sep

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This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for practitioners, inter alia, when...
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25th Sep
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Public sector pensions are occupational schemes for employees of central or local government, a nationalised industry or other statutory bodies. They...
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25th Sep
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On proceedings for judicial separation the court has the power to redistribute the benefits derived from pension resources between the parties...
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25th Sep
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Unlike pension sharing orders, there is no complex implementation process for pension attachment orders, see: Pensions—financial remedy...
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25th Sep
Precedents
This document provides general guidance regarding financial disclosure. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note provides a high-level summary of pension sharing orders on divorce in Scotland as they relate to defined benefit pension schemes....
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note provides guidance on:•the old state pension scheme for those reaching state retirement age prior to 6 April 2016, and•the new state...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for practitioners, inter alia, when...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. See Practice Note: Brexit and family law. This Practice Note sets...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the Family Court in...
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26th Sep
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The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) was set up by the Pensions Act 2004 (PeA 2004) as a statutory fund to pay compensation to members of certain...
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26th Sep
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Standard financial orders, including in relation to pensions, have been issued as part of the standard orders project, see Practice Note: Standard...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the Family Court in...
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26th Sep
Precedents
This document provides general guidance regarding an application to court to resolve your financial arrangements on divorce or dissolution. Your...
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26th Sep
Q&As
Pursuant to section 17 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973), either party to a marriage may petition the court for a decree of judicial...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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Case law examples where pre-marital contributions to pensions have been considered by the court include:•in WM v HM Mostyn J excluded from the value...
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28th Sep
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The implementation of a pensions sharing order takes place in accordance with section 34(1) of the Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999 (WRPA 1999),...
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28th Sep
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A pension sharing order must be expressed as a percentage of the pension arrangement’s cash equivalent (CE) value—it is not possible to fix an amount...
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28th Sep
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When a married couple divorce, the court has wide-ranging powers to divide up the matrimonial assets, regardless of whose name they are in....
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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Are there any cases in which the court considered post-separation and/or premarital acquired pensions?The division of pensions in financial remedy...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep

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