Pensions snapSHot — July 2013

This issue of snapSHot summarises some of the key legal and regulatory developments that occurred during June in relation to occupational pension schemes.


  • DWP to raise PPF compensation cap for long-serving members
  • Pension scheme trustees’ fiduciary duty to come under the microscope
  • Consultation on individual protection regime
  • Mandatory retirement at age 65 was objectively justified
  • Regulator publishes prohibition order statement
  • Local Government Pension Scheme

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  • Private patient units

    It is widely expected that the trend of NHS hospitals seeking to establish or expand their private patient units offerings will continue.

  • Insurance Block Exemption — under review

    The European Commission has launched a consultation on the functioning and future of the Insurance Block Exemption Regulation (IBER).

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