Investing local government pension funds in infrastructure

Avid readers of Walker Morris updates may recall that we have written about this issue previously, first in 2010 and again last year. The government has now agreed with our view that, with the demise of the private finance initiative, new ways of investing in regeneration schemes are needed, and has recently changed the legislation to make it easier for local government pension funds to invest in infrastructure projects. 

This is an updated version of last year’s article because it is still worth reiterating that local government pension schemes need to be mindful of the legal framework governing what and how they can invest. Recently, local government minister Brandon Lewis announced a consultation will take place later this year on the Local Government Pension Scheme  arrangements that includes a root-and-branch review of the current investment regulations so there may be further relaxation in the future…

If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the Walker Morris briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.

Sign in or Register to continue reading this article

Sign in

Register

It's quick, easy and free!

It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.

Register now

Why register to The Lawyer

 

Industry insight

In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.

 

Market intelligence

Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.

 

Email newsletters

Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.

More relevant to you

To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.

Briefings from Walker Morris

View more briefings from Walker Morris

Analysis from The Lawyer

View more analysis from The Lawyer

Overview

Kings Court
12 King Street
Leeds
LS1 2HL
UK
http://www.walkermorris.co.uk

Turnover (£m): 42.50
No. of lawyers: 188