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Stuart O’Brien comments on the ESG issues around investing in defence companies

In this month’s edition of Pensions Age, partner Stuart O’Brien comments on the increasing pressure that pension funds are facing when considering the ESG issues of investing in defence companies. He argues that trustees must act...

Taking care of trustee business

In an article for Pensions Expert, senior counsel Naomi Brown explores the differences and similarities between running a pension fund and running a business – and what can be learned from each role. She concludes: “One way to help us...

Sackers shortlisted in two categories for Women in Pensions 2024 awards

We are delighted that partner Claire Carey has been shortlisted in the prestigious ‘Lawyer of the Year’ category at this year’s Women in Pensions Awards, which will be hosted by Professional Pensions on 14 November. Claire is...

The General Election outcome

David Saunders, senior partner at Sackers, gives his initial reaction on what “change” might be on the cards for pensions. “With Labour now confirmed as the new Government in office, all eyes are on what its priority destinations...

Sackers advises on £1.2bn buy-in for TotalEnergies UK Pension Plan

The Trustee of the TotalEnergies UK Pension Plan has completed a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation for £1.2bn. The transaction is the largest buy-in completed this year. It follows the Plan’s first buy-in with PIC for £1.6bn in...

Sackers wins Best Pensions Law Firm

Sackers won the award for Best Pensions Law Firm for the third year in a row at the Corporate Adviser 2024 Awards at the Hilton Bankside in London. This achievement reflects the hard work done by advisers, consultants, providers and other...

Helen Ball comments on initiatives designed to improve retirement options for DC members

DC members have several options available to the to access their pension pot but many schemes do not provide all of these. Choosing the most suitable option can be a daunting task for members and trustees are limited in the support they...