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Legal Update

Trustee Quarterly Review

May 2012
Mayer Brown Legal Update

In this edition we discuss:

  • Pensions Regulator statement on scheme funding – business as usual?
  • CPI switch made simpler
  • Abolition of protected rights – amending scheme rules
  • Transfers of GMPs and section 9(2B) rights: rules are relaxed
  • Age discrimination – is cost a justification?
  • Fixed protection – HMRC changes its mind
  • Budget 2012 – changes to tax treatment of asset-backed pension contributions
  • The Pensions Regulator issues another FSD
  • EU pensions reforms and Solvency II
  • FATCA – relief at last for UK schemes?
  • Upcoming Pensions Group events at Mayer Brown
  • Dates and deadlines


  • Jonathan Moody
    Legal Professional / Consultant
    T +44 20 3130 3042
  • Katherine Carter
    Professional Support Lawyer
    T +44 20 3130 3901
  • Beth Brown
    T +44 20 3130 3284
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