Quarterly briefing – September 2016


The Sackers Quarterly Briefing Q3 2016 (PDF, 2.87 MB) highlights significant developments in pensions, covering key areas such as pensions reform, regulatory developments, new legislation and cases.

Current legal agenda

Pensions reform: DB

  • Review of the DB pensions landscape

Pensions reform: DC

  • DC governance
  • Automatic enrolment


  • Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  • Financial Conduct Authority
  • HM Revenue & Customs
  • ICSA: Governance Institute
  • HM Treasury
  • Pension Protection Fund
  • Pensions Ombudsman
  • The Pensions Regulator

EU update

  • Brexit – impact for UK pensions
  • EU Pensions Directive
  • Data protection


  • Hampshire v Board of the Pension Protection Fund
  • Heis v MF Global Limited (in administration)
  • Hinton v Wotherspoon