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7 Days Archive

A weekly digest of developments in pensions, normally published on Monday afternoons. We collate the information from key industry sources, such as the DWP, HMRC and TPR.

7 Days Archive

23rd April 2019

  • GMP equalisation – DWP guidance published on using conversion legislation
  • CMA market study: final report published
  • FCA publishes 2019/20 business plan and levy consultation
  • PPF publishes new guide for trustees on planning for insolvency
  • TPR warns schemes to comply with law on chair’s statements

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15th April 2019

  • BEIS consultation on the quality and effectiveness of audit
  • FCA publishes consultation on extending remit of IGCs
  • Government returns to its plan to cap public sector exit payments
  • Money and Pensions Service launches and consults
  • Pension Transfer Gold Standard launched
  • PPF publishes Strategic Plan 2019-2022
  • TPO publishes factsheet on status as a “competent court”

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8th April 2019

  • Legislation relating to repayment of the overseas transfer charge
  • BEIS Committee responds on ‘The Future of Audit’
  • Government publishes response to pensions dashboard consultation
  • EIOPA launches 2019 Occupational Pensions Stress Test
  • European Parliament approves PEPP regulation

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1st April 2019

  • EIOPA publishes second IORP II implementation report
  • FCA / PRA instruments on FSCS management expenses levy limit
  • Countdown Bulletin 44 updated
  • HMRC publishes Pension schemes newsletter 108
  • Safeway v Newton (AG Opinion – 28 March 2019)

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25th March 2019

  • FCA publishes “Dear CEO” letter on managing risks of DB to DC transfers
  • PPI report on DC scheme investment in illiquid and alternative assets
  • TPR blog on master trust authorisation extensions
  • Regulatory intervention report sets out TPR’s approach
  • KeyMed Limited vs Hillman and Woodford (High Court, March 2019)

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