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UK: Pensions Update - December 2018

19 December 2018


Welcome to the December 2018 edition of the UK: Pensions Update

In this edition we focus on the PPF levy rules for 2019/20 which were recently finalised, the CMA's proposed reforms to investment consultancy and fiduciary management arrangements and the High Court's supplementary hearing in Lloyds.

In this edition we also cover:

  • the new auto-enrolment earnings thresholds for 2019/20;
  • IORP II implementation regulations;
  • the DWP's consultations on a new regulatory regime for DB superfunds and proposals for CDC schemes;
  • draft Brexit pension regulations;
  • developments in RPI/CPI case law;
  • the PPF's statement on the implementation of the ECJ's ruling in the PPF compensation case;
  • the FCA and Pensions Regulator's joint regulatory strategy; and
  • the Pensions Regulator's updated DC communicating and reporting guide.


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