Pensions and insolvency

Pensions and insolvency guidance:

THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES TO MULTI-EMPLOYER DEFINED BENEFIT OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMES Apportionment arrangements provide exiting employers of underfunded defined...

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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: On 11 February 2019 the DWP published its response to the consultation ‘Protecting Defined Benefit Pension Schemes—A Stronger Pensions Regulator’...

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When pension contributions are recoverable This practice note addresses two questions: • whether a bankrupt’s pension arrangement falls within the bankruptcy estate and •...

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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: On 11 February 2019, the DWP published its response to the consultation ‘Protecting Defined Benefit Pension Schemes—A Stronger Pensions...

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Click here to download the latest Pensions & Retirement Plans 2019 report 2019, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions...

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The position of a personal pension on bankruptcy A bankrupt’s estate automatically vests in the official receiver (or an insolvency practitioner if instead appointed at...

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The implications of Lehmans/Nortel cases The Supreme Court decision in the case of Nortel/Lehman has clarified the status of Financial Support Directions (FSDs) issued...

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This note considers the implications of the Bonas case for those concerned with pre-pack administrations. The case was brought by the Pensions Regulator under section 38...

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What is the Local Government Pension Scheme? The main pension scheme for local authorities is the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). The LGPS is a statutory, public...

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How the issue arose One of the many issues adding to the complexity of the Lehmans failure is dispute over financial support directions (FSDs) and contribution notices...

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Requirements for PPF entry The requirements for a scheme to enter the PPF are: • the scheme must be an eligible scheme—see: What schemes are eligible? below • either: ◦ a...

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The Pensions Regulator (the Regulator) is a non-departmental government body created by the Pensions Act 2004 (PeA 2004).Pensions Act 2004 The power of the...

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This Practice Note considers the effect of a company’s insolvency on an occupational pension scheme in respect of which the company is the sponsoring employer. It also...

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