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Pension transfers: new requirements in force on 30 November 2021

The DWP has announced this week that major changes to the pension transfer regime will have effect from 30 November 2021, aimed at further strengthening protection for members from...

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The Pension Regulator's new powers: what lenders need to know

The Pension Schemes Act 2021 (the Act) gives tPR significant new powers to intervene where the security of defined benefit (DB) pensions may be at risk. These new powers include an...

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Pensions: new notifiable events – what corporates (and their lenders) should know

Sponsoring employers of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes will have to tell the Pensions Regulator (tPR) about certain proposed transactions, including a business sale or granting...

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FCA seeks views on Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) and investment labels

On 3 November 2021, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a discussion paper on the UK Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) together with the long awaited investment...

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ESG Global Vision: An interactive global guide to ESG-related laws and regulations

ESG Global Vision is your interactive guide to laws and regulations on issues related to environmental, social, and governance issues worldwide.

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Introduction to pensions legislation for trustees
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There are two levels of legislation - primary legislation: high level statutes called "Acts", which are passed by both Houses of Parliament, and secondary legislation:...

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The Pensions Regulator: online materials for trustees of occupational pension schemes
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The Pensions Regulator (tPR) has issued a multitude of codes of practice, guidance notes and other documents to assist pension scheme trustees to understand and better perform their...

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Dry powder or powder keg? Investing in companies sponsoring defined benefit pension schemes
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The market is experiencing almost unprecedented levels of liquidity, across public and private debt and equity capital markets. This is staunching restructuring activity, which might...

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UK Stewardship Code 2020 raises the bar, including with ESG requirements

This week, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published the first list of successful signatories of the revamped 2020 UK Stewardship Code (the Code). While we note that the number of...

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