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Pensions Law Handbook

Author: CMS Pensions Team

ISBN: 9781526507471

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Publication Date: 2019

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

Pensions Law Handbook

Pensions Law Handbook

Provides guidance through the complex web of pensions-related statues, regulations, regulatory guidance and case law, in an accessible style.

Includes the following updates:

Pension Protection Fund ('PPF') levy calculations and new provisions on compensation payments;

changes to the charges and governance provisions, the new DC Code and the pension's regulator's new campaigns and policies;

The General Data Protection Regulation ('GDPR');

Money laundering requirements for trustees;

Financial services requirements under EMIR and MIFID II.

Includes coverage of the following case law:

Employer duties (IBM and BBC v Bradbury);

Sex equalisation (Safeway v Newton);

Sexual orientation (Walker v Innospec);

Trustee powers (BA);

Age discrimination (The judges and firefighter cases);

Co-habiting partners (Brewster);

Limitation for recovering overpayments (Webber);

Barnardo's (pension increases and scheme modification) and Steria (amendment powers).

Includes the following legislative changes:

Pensions tax relief and tax charges on overseas transfers;

The Financial Guidance and Claims Bill;

DB White Paper;

The master trust authorisation regime from the Pension Schemes Act 2017;

Legislation on combating pension scams.