New & Recently Amended Documents

The following list is a selection of materials added to, or recently amended, on Perspective.

12 December 2019
Pensions Policy Institute: PPI Briefing Note Number 115  – What Could the 2019 General Election Mean for Pensions Policy
11 December 2019
Eversheds Sutherland: Speedbrief 6 December 2019  – Pension Dates in December
Norton Rose Fulbright: Commentary November 2019  – November 2019 Briefing: The Pensions Law Implications of the UK General Election 2019
The Pensions Regulator: Guidance - Regulatory Guidance  – Tender and Set Objectives for Investment Service Providers
10 December 2019
Spotlight on Pensions Bulletin: LeGrand View December 2019  – The Future of Pensions Regulation - Cost vs Benefit
2019 USABauwens v Revcon Technology Group [Group scheme - Multiemployer plan - Withdrawal from plan - Withdrawal liability - United States - Procedure - Statute of limitation - Whether agreement to take periodic payments suspended limitation periods]
2019 USABrown v Nationwide Life Insurance Company [Fees - Whether excessive - Whether breach of fiduciary duty - Whether breach of fiduciary duty by plan sponsor - Whether small schemes have sufficient resources to meet fiduciary obligations - Whether capacity for class action]
2019 USADorman v The Charles Schwab Corporation [Disputes - Procedure - Arbitration - Whether provision for arbitration in plan rules is enforceable]
2019 ECJWA v Instituto Nacional de la Seguridad Social [Social security - Disability pension - Equal treatment - Whether discrimination to grant a mother with two children but not a father - Whether justifiable]
9 December 2019
Local Government Pensions Committee: LGPC Bulletin 191  – LGPC Bulletin - November 2019 [lgpcbull191]
4 December 2019
PO-26866  – Mr L [PO-26866] Determinations from September 2019 can be found under "The Pensions Ombudsman" in the Table of Documents
Firefighters' Pensions England Scheme Advisory Board: FPS Bulletins No 26  – FPS Bulletin 26 - November 2019 [fpsbull26]
2019 Ct SessCunningham v Pensions Ombudsman [Self-invested personal pension - Investments - Complain to Pensions Ombudsman - Procedure - Time limits for appeals - Whether grounds for simple appeal or need for judicial review]
3 December 2019
2019 ChDowne v Universities Superannuation Scheme [Early retirement - Termination of employment - Whether redundancy - Whether entitlement to unreduced early retirement pension - Appeal from Pensions Ombudsman]
2019 FTT (Tax)Omar v HMRC [Taxation - Contributions - Tax deductability - Salary sacrifice - Discovery assessments - Penalties - Whether fair - Whether taxpayer careless in filing returns]
2019 ChTenconi v James Hay Partnership [Investments - Self-administered scheme - Self-invested personal pension plan - Instructions to invest not executed within time - Whether loss - Whether liability by plan manager]
2019 FTT (Tax)Turner v HMRC [Investments - Self-invested personal pensions - Taxation - Loans - Whether involved unauthorised payment - Whether unauthorised payments charge - Whether unauthorised payments surcharge]
2 December 2019
PMI/PRAG: Miscellaneous Ninth Edition 2019  – Pensions Terminology [termin]
HM Revenue & Customs: ROPS  – Overseas Pensions: ROPS Notification List [rops] List dated 2 December 2019 with 13 schemes added and 1 removed
28 November 2019
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Written Statements  – Welfare and Pensions Update (4 November 2019)
27 November 2019
PO-17634  – Mr I [PO-17634] Determinations from August 2019 can be found under "The Pensions Ombudsman" in the Table of Documents
HM Revenue & Customs: Newsletters (Pension Schemes Newsletters) November 2019  – Pension Schemes Newsletter 115 [psn115]
25 November 2019
XPS Pensions: Briefing Note 2019 No. 15  – PPF Consultation on the 2020/21 Levy
The Pensions Regulator: Guidance - Regulation and Enforcement  – Master Trust Authorisation: Decision-Making Procedure Updated version dated November 2019
22 November 2019
Eversheds Sutherland: Speedbrief 8 November 2019  – Improving Communications with DC Members
2019 CAHMRC v Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme Trustees [Taxation - Investments - Stock lending - Manufactured dividends - Manufactured overseas dividends - European law - Free movement of capital - Whether deducted tax recoverable]
Equality Act 2010 [ea10] Amendments made by The Civil Partnership (Opposite-sex Couples) Regulations 2019 to the Equality Act 2010 and to other relevant Acts and SIs are included in this update.
21 November 2019
Firefighters' Pensions England Scheme Advisory Board: FPS Bulletins No 25  – FPS Bulletin 25 - October 2019 [fpsbull25]
15 November 2019
Local Government Pensions Committee: LGPC Bulletin 190  – LGPC Bulletin - October 2019 [lgpcbull190]
13 November 2019
Pendragon: Pensions Reference Materials  – Statistics and Other Information [stats] CPI and RPI figures updated together with inflation rates (Tables 17A-17D)
12 November 2019
HM Revenue & Customs: Newsletters (Pension Schemes Newsletters) October 2019  – Pension Schemes Newsletter 114 [psn114]
11 November 2019
8 November 2019
SI 1998/1870 – The Individual Savings Account Regulations 1998 [isa 98] Regs 7, 8 and 8A added following a user request
7 November 2019
House of Lords (October 2014 onwards): Debates and Oral Answers  – National Health Service (Pensions Tax) (30 October 2019)
House of Lords (October 2014 onwards): Debates and Oral Answers  – Gender Pay Gap (Pension Gap) (31 October 2019)
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Written Statements  – Departmental Update (Department for Work and Pensions) (31 October 2019)
6 November 2019
5 November 2019
Department for Work and Pensions: Disclosure of Information  – Simpler Annual Benefit Statements - Public Consultation
1 November 2019
Norton Rose Fulbright: Commentary October 2019  – UK Pensions Briefing - GMP Equalisation: Some Tips and Tricks
31 October 2019
SSI 2019/358 – The Firefighters’ Pension Schemes (Scotland) Amendment Order 2019 The amendments made by this Order will be included in a future update
SR 2019/206 – The Local Government Pension Scheme (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019 These Regulations are in the process of being edited. All amendments will be included in future updates.
29 October 2019
The Pensions Regulator: S89 Reports October 2019  – London Borough of Barnet Superannuation Fund
Local Government Association: TPS Bulletins Bulletin 65  – TPS Bulletin 65 - October 2019 [tpsbull065]
28 October 2019
Barnett Waddingham: Current Issues in Pensions Financial Reporting  – 30 September 2019
Eversheds Sutherland: Speedbrief 24 October 2019  – The Pension Schemes Bill - Was It Worth the Wait?
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Debates and Oral Answers  – Debate on the Address (5th Day) (23 October 2019)
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Debates and Oral Answers  – Debate on the Address (6th Day) (24 October 2019)
25 October 2019
House of Lords (October 2014 onwards): Debates and Oral Answers  – Queen's Speech Debate (6th Day) (22 October 2019)
24 October 2019
Office of Tax Simplification: Savings (Taxation)  – Taxation and Life Events: Simplifying Tax for Individuals
2019 QBDelve v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (WASPI) [State pension - Old age pension - State pension age - Different state pension age for men and women - Change in state pension age for women - Whether discrimination - Whether breach of human rights]
23 October 2019
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Debates and Oral Answers  – State Pension (Women); Topical Questions (Pensions) (7 October 2019)
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Debates and Oral Answers  – Prison Officers (Pension Age) (8 October 2019)
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Debates and Oral Answers  – Pensions (1950s-born Women) (17 October 2019)
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Written Statements  – Teachers' Pay and Pension Grants (23 October 2019)
22 October 2019
2002 CAMatthews v Ministry of Defence [Procedure - Military service - Injuries suffered during military service - Whether state can preclude claims in tort being made against it - Sovereign immunity - Human rights]
21 October 2019
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (formerly Department for Communities and Local Government): Local Government (2019)  – Local Government Pension Scheme: Government Response on Proposed Merger of the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority Pension Fund and West Midlands Pension Fund
18 October 2019
Norton Rose Fulbright: Commentary September 2019  – RPI and CPI - Ten Things You Should Know
XPS Pensions: Briefing Note 2019 No. 14  – RPI to Be Aligned With CPIH
XPS Pensions: XPS News Alert October 2019  – Queen's Speech: Pension Schemes Bill Announced
Department for Work and Pensions: Taxation (General)  – The Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (General Levy) Review 2019
17 October 2019
Burges Salmon: Burges Salmon Legal Update 14 October 2019  – Developments in the Accreditation of Professional Pension Trustees
16 October 2019
Pension Schemes Bill 2019/20 [HL Bill 5] (15 October 2019) Bill as introduced in the House of Lords [HL Bill 5]. Please note that the Bill is still in the process of being edited. Updated versions will be added to Perspective over the course of the next few days.
PO-22843  – Mr E [PO-22843] Determinations from July 2019 can be found under "The Pensions Ombudsman" in the Table of Documents
14 October 2019
2019 FTT (Tax)Clark v HMRC [Benefits - Surrender of benefits - Surrender of pension - Taxation - Settlement agreement - Employer-financed retirement benefit scheme (EFRBS)]
10 October 2019
The Pensions Regulator: Guidance - Other Guidance and Documents  – Cross-border Schemes: Guidance in the Event of a No-deal Brexit
2019 USABanks v Northern Trust [Litigation - Trustees - Class action - Whether class actions permitted against trustees - United States]
2019 AusDawson v Dawson [Small self-administered pension plan - Trustees - Appointment of replacement trustee - Whether valid - Whether attorney can act as trustee - Australia]
2019 USADawson v Steager [Small self-administered pension plan - Trustees - Appointment of replacement trustee - Whether valid - Whether attorney can act as trustee - Australia]
8 October 2019
2019 USACaesars Entertainment Corporation v International Union of Operating Engineers Local 68 Pension Fund [Employer - Contributions - Multi-employer plan - Duty to pay contributions following withdrawal of employees]
2019 USADeRogatis v Board of Trustees of the Welfare Fund of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 15 [Benefits - Bad advice to survivor - Whether trustees estopped from denying later claim for benefits - Whether member handbook overrides oral representation]
7 October 2019
Firefighters' Pensions England Scheme Advisory Board: FPS Bulletins No 24  – FPS Bulletin 24 - September 2019 [fpsbull24]
2017 CCCArif v Berkeley Burke SIPP Administration Litigation - Group litigation - Self-invested personal pensions - Appropriate court - Whether a group litigation order is appropriate where every claim will need to be considered on its merits]
2019 UTChappell v The Pensions Regulator [Contributions - Warning notice - Failure of plan sponsor - Whether abandonment - The Pensions Regulator - Failure to respond - Whether respondent should have extension of time - Procedure]
4 October 2019
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Debates and Oral Answers  – Business of the House (Women's Pensions) (3 October 2019)
HM Revenue & Customs: HMRC Countdown Bulletins (ending of contracting-out) Issue 49  – Countdown Bulletin (October 2019)
Local Government Pensions Committee: LGPC Bulletin 189  – LGPC Bulletin - September 2019 [lgpcbull189]
2019 ChPrudential Assurance and Rothesay Life [Annuities - Transfer of obligations from one insurer to another - Plan approved by regulators and independent experts - Whether the court should approve - Grounds for objection - Whether brand and reputation are valid considerations]
2019 CAThe Pensions Regulator v Workchain [Auto-enrolment - Breach of requirement to auto-enrol employees - Penalties for breach - Whether penalties excessive - Crime]
3 October 2019
Pension Protection Fund: Levy Determinations - 2020/21 Pension Protection Levy 2020/21  – Draft Determination under Section 175(5) of the Pensions Act 2004 in Respect of the Financial Year 1 April 2020-31 March 2021 The associated draft Appendices and Guidance are also included in this update.
2 October 2019
The Pensions Regulator: Guidance - Regulatory Guidance  – DB Investment Updated September 2019 to reflect changes arising from The Occupational Pension Schemes (Investment and Disclosure) (Amendment) Regulations 2018. Please note that these changes are still in the process of being edited.
1 October 2019
Government Actuary's Department: LGPS (Scotland) Guidance 10 September 2019  – Late Retirement
Pendragon:  – Spotlight on Pensions: A Guide to Pensions Practice [spotlight] Update includes new material on CMA requirements for consultancy and fiduciary management market, legislative changes to encourage shareholder engagement and cost transparency initiatives
27 September 2019
NEST Corporation: National Employment Savings Trust  – Rules of the National Employment Savings Trust [nest rules]
26 September 2019
Pension Protection Fund: Consultation Documents and Responses  – The 2020/21 Pension Protection Levy Consultation Document The accompanying draft Determination, Appendices and Guidance will be included in a future Perspective update.
The Pensions Regulator: S89 Reports September 2019  – Moore Stephens Pensions Master Trust and Autoenrolment.co.uk
Pension Protection Fund: Policy Documents  – How Recent Court Judgments Impact s179 Valuations Updated on PPF website from September 2019
25 September 2019
The Pensions Regulator: Guidance - Other Guidance and Documents  – Record-keeping
20 September 2019
Department for Work and Pensions: DWP Factsheet  – Shareholder Rights Directive II Fact Sheet
The Pensions Regulator: S89 Reports September 2019  – Marcus Johnson, Lynda Turner and Andrew Stowers
19 September 2019
Spotlight on Pensions Bulletin: LeGrand View September 2019  – Taxing Times
18 September 2019
XPS Pensions: Briefing Note 2019 No. 13  – Further Changes to SIP Requirements for Trustees
XPS Pensions: XPS Pensions News September 2019  – How Well do You Know Your Members?
17 September 2019
Norton Rose Fulbright: Commentary August 2019  – A Review of the Pensions Regulator's Recent Activities
16 September 2019
PO-22943  – Mr S [PO-22943] Determinations from June 2019 can be found under "The Pensions Ombudsman" in the Table of Documents
Department of Health and Social Care: Public Service Pensions (Consultations)  – NHS Pension Scheme: Pension Flexibility - Consultation Document
13 September 2019
Burges Salmon: Burges Salmon Legal Update 9 September 2019  – Box Clever Appeal Decision
2019 USAReed v KRON/IBEW Local 45 Pension Plan [Benefits - Survivor - Domestic partner - Whether discrimination - Whether same-sex marriage is required to be recognised]
2019 ECJRohart v Federale Pensioendienst [Reference for a preliminary ruling - Social security - Pension rights under the national pension scheme for employed persons - Refusal to take into account the period of compulsory military service completed by an official of the European Union after taking up his post - Principle of sincere cooperation]
2019 Advertising Standards Authority / Committee of Advertising PracticeSmart Pension
2019 Info CommThe Pensions Ombudsman: AEA Technology [Pensions Ombudsman - Freedom of Information Act - Request - Failure to respond - Whether repeat request - Whether volume of information disproportionate]
12 September 2019
Department for Education: Occupations (Teachers' Pensions)  – Teachers' Pension Scheme - Independent Schools Phased Withdrawal Proposal
2019 QBMichaelides v Chief Constable of Mersyside Police [Benefits - Mental health - Police - Whether condition derived from service - Duty of appeal board to consider facts]
11 September 2019
2019 FTT (General Regulatory Chamber)EC2 Master v The Pensions Regulator [The Pensions Regulator - Chairman's statement - Breach of requirement - Penalty - Whether appropriate - Quantum of penalty]
2019 EATEngel v Ministry of Justice [Discrimination - Equal treatment - Part-time workers - Judges - Comparators - Suitable comparators - Membership of judicial pension scheme]
10 September 2019
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Written Answers  – Local Government Pension Scheme (4 September 2019)
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Written Answers  – Pensions (Tax Allowances); State Retirement Pensions (British Nationals Abroad) (5 September 2019)
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Written Answers  – State Retirement Pensions (Females) (6 September 2019)
House of Lords (October 2014 onwards): Written Answers  – General Practitioners (Nurses) (Pension Scheme); NHS (Pensions) (3 September 2019)
9 September 2019
2019 CALangford v Secretary of State for Defence [Benefits - Survivor - Partner - Cohabiting partner - Whether exclusion of partner married to someone else is permissible - Discrimination - Human rights - Public sector schemes]
6 September 2019
2019 ChCaribonum Pension Trustees Limited v Pelikan Hardcopy Production AG [Funding - Guarantee by plan sponsor - Whether enforceable against foreign parent of plan sponsor]
2019 ChCorsham v Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex [Early retirement and re-employment - Taxation - Whether duty of plan sponsor or employer to advise member of taxation of pension if re-employed]
5 September 2019
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Written Answers  – Occupational Pensions (2 August 2019)
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Written Answers  – Higher Education (Pensions) (9 August 2019)
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Written Answers  – Pensions (State Pension Age); State Retirement Pensions (Females) (16 August 2019)
House of Lords (October 2014 onwards): Written Answers  – Pensions (Tax Allowances) (18 July 2019)
House of Lords (October 2014 onwards): Written Answers  – Public Sector (Pensions) (19 July 2019)
House of Lords (October 2014 onwards): Written Answers  – Doctors (Tax Allowances) (Pensions) (22 July 2019)
Pension Protection Fund: Levy Determinations - 2019/20 2019/20  – A Guide to the Pension Protection Levy 2019/20
Department for Work and Pensions: Pension Reform (Security in Retirement/Workplace Pension Reforms)  – Tailored Review of The Pensions Ombudsman
4 September 2019
Firefighters' Pensions England Scheme Advisory Board: FPS Bulletins No 23  – FPS Bulletin 23 - August 2019 [fpsbull23]
3 September 2019
Local Government Association: TPS Bulletins Bulletin 64  – TPS Bulletin 64 - August 2019 [tpsbull064] We are pleased to announce that the Teachers' Pensions Bulletins are now available on Perspective.
30 August 2019
PO-21243  – Mr R [PO-21243] Determinations from May 2019 can be found under "The Pensions Ombudsman" in the Table of Documents
HM Revenue & Customs: HMRC Countdown Bulletins (ending of contracting-out) Issue 48  – Countdown Bulletin (August 2019)
HM Revenue & Customs: Newsletters (Pension Schemes Newsletters) August 2019  – Pension Schemes Newsletter 113 [psn113]
29 August 2019
Local Government Pensions Committee: LGPC Bulletin 188  – LGPC Bulletin - August 2019 [lgpcbull188]
28 August 2019
Government Actuary's Department: LGPS (E&W) Guidance 28 June 2019  – Late Retirement
23 August 2019
The Pensions Regulator: Compliance and Enforcement Updates April - June 2019  – Compliance and Enforcement: Quarterly Bulletin April - June 2019
21 August 2019
Burges Salmon: Burges Salmon Legal Update 1 August 2019  – TPR has Updated its Guide to Investment Governance for DC Trustees
XPS Pensions: Briefing Note 2019 No. 12  – Scheme Funding: TPR's Twelfth Analysis
19 August 2019
Norton Rose Fulbright: Commentary July 2019  – Regulator Ramps Up "Green" Investment Guidance for Revised SIPs
XPS Pensions: Briefing Note 2019 No. 11  – TPR Seeks to Make the Trustee Model Work Better
2019 USAKisor v Wilkie [Benefits - War pensions - Retrospectivity of award - Effectiveness of civil service guidance - Whether has the force of law]
15 August 2019
Firefighters' Pensions England Scheme Advisory Board: FPS Bulletins No 22  – FPS Bulletin 22 - July 2019 [fpsbull22]
14 August 2019
2018 USAJander v International Business Machines [Investments - Investment in employer's stock - Whether fiduciary obligation to avoid such stock where trustees aware of factors affecting value of stock]
2019 USAMuri v National Indemnity Company [Investments - Pooled funds - Whether prudent investment - Defined contribution plan - Absence of investment plan - Whether absence of plan indicates imprudence]
9 August 2019
2019 ECJEuropean Commission v Republic of Poland [Retirement ages - Judges - Human rights - Fundamental rights - Whether reduction of retirement ages of judges is breach of fundamental right]
2019 SCSecretary of State for Work and Pensions v Gubeladze [State pension credit - Social security benefit - Means-tested benefit - European Union - Whether foreign European Union national entitled to benefit]
8 August 2019
Local Government Pensions Committee: LGPC Bulletin 187  – LGPC Bulletin - July 2019 [lgpcbull187]
House of Commons: Investment (Investment Consultants Market) HC 1476  – Pension Costs and Transparency - Twenty-Ninth Report of Session 2017-19
2019 QBCarter v Chelmsford Crown Court [Benefits - Discrimination - Equal treatment - Survivor's pension - Whether post-retirement spouses can be excluded from benefit - Contingent claims - Whether correct procedure is a claim for declaratory relief or a judicial review - Procedure]
2018 ETTomos v Institute and Faculty of Actuaries [Actuaries - Qualification - Equal treatment - Discrimination on grounds of nationality - Whether discrimination in jurisdiction of qualifying state - Time limits for complaint]
2019 ChVannin Capital PCC v RBoS Shareholders Action Group [Disputes - Class actions - Securities class action - Evidence - Post settlement arrangements - Litigation funding - Whether pension fund complainant must disclose evidence -Disclosure]
The Pensions Regulator: Guidance - Code-related Guidance No 13  – Communicating and Reporting Updated to reflect amendments to legislation regarding the provision of information about pooled funds and the bringing together of Pension Wise, the Pensions Advisory Service and the Money Advice Service into the Money and Pensions Service.
The Pensions Regulator: Guidance - Code-related Guidance No 13  – Value for Members Updated to reflect the fact that an industry led body: The Cost Transparency Initiative, has produced standardised templates.
7 August 2019
2018 UTDepartment of Work and Pensions v Goulding [State pension credit - Social security - Whether account to be taken of notional personal pension not drawn - Income drawdown plan - Whether to be taken into account - Whether payments from income drawdown are capital or income]
6 August 2019
2019 CAGranada UK Rental v The Pensions Regulator (Box Clever) [Regulation - Deficits - Funding - Financial support - Obligation of plan sponsor - Regulator's powers - Whether retrospective powers]
5 August 2019
31 July 2019
HM Revenue & Customs: HMRC Countdown Bulletins (ending of contracting-out) Issue 47  – Countdown Bulletin (August 2019)
HM Revenue & Customs: Newsletters (Pension Schemes Newsletters) July 2019  – Pension Schemes Newsletter 112 [psn112]
30 July 2019
29 July 2019
Department of Health and Social Care: Public Service Pensions (Consultations)  – NHS Pension Scheme: Proposed Flexibility - Consultation Document
SI 2019/1134 – The Teachers' Pensions Schemes (Amendment) Regulations 2019 Amendments made by these Regulations are included in this update
26 July 2019
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (formerly Department for Communities and Local Government): Local Government (2019)  – Local Government Pension Scheme: Proposed Merger of the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority Pension Fund and West Midlands Pension Fund - Policy Consultation
25 July 2019
Spotlight on Pensions Bulletin: LeGrand View July 2019  – Climates Changing Earlier editions can be found under "Commentary" in the Table of Documents
24 July 2019
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Written Statements  – Consultation on Pensions for NHS Clinicians (23 July 2019)
The Pensions Regulator: Guidance - Code-related Guidance No 13  – Investment Governance
23 July 2019
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Written Statements  – Public Service Pensions (15 July 2019)
The Pensions Regulator: Consultation - Consultation Documents 2019  – Industry Consultation: Future of Trusteeship and Governance
Department for Education: Occupations (Teachers' Pensions)  – The Teachers' Pension Schemes (Amendment) Regulations 2019 - Government Consultation Response
18 July 2019
Barnett Waddingham: Current Issues in Pensions Financial Reporting  – 30 June 2019
The Pensions Regulator: Statements  – Single Code of Practice Statement
2018 FTT (General Regulatory Chamber)Moore Stephens Master Trust v The Pensions Regulator [Regulation - Defined contribution scheme - Chairman's statement - Whether breach - Whether maximum fine appropriate for trivial breach - Whether legislation is ultra vires]
2019 USARamos v Banner Health [Record-keeping - Administration - Fees - Fiduciary obligations - Whether investment adviser had fiduciary obligations to reduce management costs - Class action - Summary judgment]
2019 USASweda v University of Pennsylvania [Fiduciary duties - Fees - Whether duty to monitor fees - Duty of plan sponsor - Investments - Whether duty to monitor investments]
16 July 2019
Local Government Pensions Committee: LGPC Bulletin 186  – LGPC Bulletin - June 2019 [lgpcbull186]
2019 ECJEuropean Commission v Tuerck [Transfers - Pensionable service - Years of service - Whether member joining receiving scheme is entitled to credit by value or by service]
2019 A-GPensions-Sicherungs-Verein VVaG v Gunther Bauer [Insolvency - Insolvency of plan sponsor - Protection of benefits in insolvency - Level of protection]
Pension Protection Fund: Guidance - Factors (Commutation, Compensation Cap, Early Retirement, Late Retirement and Step-down)  – General Information on PPF Factors for Commutation, Early Retirement and Late Retirement Updated July 2019 following publication of various actuarial factors from 1 October 2019
15 July 2019
PO-19320  – Ms R [PO-19320] Determinations from April 2019 can be found under "The Pensions Ombudsman" in the Table of Documents
Firefighters' Pensions England Scheme Advisory Board: FPS Bulletins No 21  – FPS Bulletin 21 - June 2019 [fpsbull21]
2019 ETDavda v Institute and Faculty of Actuaries [Actuaries - Qualifications - Discrimination - Whether UK students can be prohibited from taking foreign equivalent examinations - Whether race discrimination - Whether indirect race discrimination]
2019 ChPS Independent Trustees v China Shipping [Multi-employer scheme - Insolvency of one of the sponsors - Employer debt - Whether non-segregated scheme can be treated as segregated scheme - Whether joint liability]
2019 ChSheffield v Kier Group [Disputes - Pensions Ombudsman - Jurisdiction - Extent of jurisdiction - Costs awarded by Pensions Ombudsman]
12 July 2019
The Pensions Regulator: Statements  – Climate Change Joint Statement
Pension Scams Industry Group (formerly Pension Liberation Industry Group): Code of Practice  – Combating Pension Scams - A Code of Good Practice
8 July 2019
Pension Protection Fund: Guidance - Insolvency Practitioners Note 8  – Situations Involving New or Successor Schemes
5 July 2019
House of Commons (October 2014 onwards): Written Statements  – Walker v Innospec Supreme Court Judgment and Response to the Survivor Benefits Review (4 July 2019)
2019 CABIC UK v Burgess [Indexation - Inflation proofing - Invalid enhancement of benefits - Whether fault could be corrected by subsequent documentation]
2019 CADepartment of Work and Pensions v Goulding [State pension credit - Status of existing private pension provisions - Whether to be taken into account when dispute in relation to quantum of private pension]
4 July 2019
HM Revenue & Customs: HMRC Countdown Bulletins (ending of contracting-out) Issue 46  – Countdown Bulletin (July 2019)
Department for Digital, Culture Media & Sports/HM Treasury: Investment (Environmental, Social and Governance)  – Growing a Culture of Social Impact Investing in the UK
1 July 2019
Eversheds Sutherland: Speedbrief 20 June 2019  – The CMA's Final Order Following its IC and FM Market Investigation
Office for National Statistics: Information & Awareness/Education/Pension Information (Government Actuary/ONS Surveys)  – Occupational Pension Schemes Survey, UK: 2018 - Statistical Bulletin
28 June 2019
Eversheds Sutherland: Speedbrief 17 June 2019  – More Updates Needed to Your Scheme's Statement of Investment Principles
Norton Rose Fulbright: Commentary June 2019  – New Standards and Accreditation System for Professional Trustees
HM Revenue & Customs: Newsletters (Pension Schemes Newsletters) June 2019  – Pension Schemes Newsletter 111 [psn111]
2019 AusHoward v Batistich [Death benefit - Whether unmarried partner entitled to benefits on death of member - Evidence to demonstrate relationship]
27 June 2019
2019 USAGreat-West Life and Annuity Insurance Company v AARP [Insurer - Asset manager - Whether fiduciary obligations to members - Whether charges were excessive]
2019 USAPiccioli v Teachers' Retirement System [Acquisition of a full pension after one day's service - Retrospective legislation removing such right - Whether legislation constitutional]
25 June 2019
2019 JerStates Employment Board v Fire and Rescue Service Association [Pensionable salary - Non-pensionable lump sums - Employment - Introduction of new pension scheme - Amendment of scheme from final salary to career average revalued earnings (CARE) scheme - Industrial dispute - Dispute - Dispute resolution arrangements - Whether dispute about pensions amounts to a collective employment dispute - Whether despite between members and employer or members and the government - Procedure]
18 June 2019
Pensions Policy Institute: PPI Briefing Note Number 114  – The Gender Pensions Gap - Can it be Closed?
Competition and Markets Authority: Investment (Investment Consultants Market)  – The Investment Consultancy and Fiduciary Management Market Investigation Order 2019
2019 IndModern Transportation Consultation Services v Central Provident Fund Commissioner [Railways scheme - Membership - Retired employee returning to work - Whether obligation to become member when working while retired]
17 June 2019
XPS Pensions: XPS Pensions News June 2019  – All Change for Scheme Funding?
14 June 2019
Firefighters' Pensions England Scheme Advisory Board: FPS Bulletins No 20  – FPS Bulletin 20 - May 2019 [fpsbull20]
2019 UTFE v SSWP (RP) [Australia - State benefits - Whether service abroad counts for accrual for a UK state pension - New state pension (NSP)]
13 June 2019
The Pensions Regulator: Statements  – New Shareholder Engagement Requirements for Trustees
2019 FTT (Tax)Franklin v HMRC [Taxation - Pensions liberation - Scam - Unauthorised payments charge - Unauthorised payment surcharge - Whether just and reasonable - Reliance of intermediary's assurances]
2019 Crown CtMcLoughlin v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire [Benefits - Police pensions - Disability pension - Quantum - Whether reduction of pension properly authorised - Error - Backdating - Extent of backdating - Limitation]
2019 USASuburban Teamsters of Northern Illinois Pension Fund v The E Company [Multi-employer plan - Withdrawal of plan sponsor - Withdrawal liability - Failure to pay]
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