Pensions Law & Practice: Shaping New Developments into Solution-Focused Answers for Clients
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Keith is answering the question: In light of recent case developments, what are the unresolved issues over benefit arrears and correction exercises, particularly concerning limitation, forfeiture, and payable interest?
Pensions law & practice: Shaping new developments into solution-focused answers for your clients
Chaired by Giannis Waymouth of Norton Rose Fulbright
Giannis is deputy chair for The Society of Pension Professionals' DC Committee and served on APL's Parliamentary committee. She worked as Lloyds Banking Group's pensions counsel.
Remedies for defective exercises
Cutting through all the opinions, how do you address and rectify defective execution and instances of non-compliance with powers of amendment in pension schemes?
Answered by Jennifer Seaman of Wilberforce Chambers
Jennifer has a stellar pensions practice and acted in the high-profile Virgin Media v NTL litigation. She is co-author of “Dispute Resolution and Pension Scheme Litigation.”
The LDI crisis
What kind of claims did we expect, what are we seeing in practice and how has our perception of the shape of potential claims changed?
Answered by Ian Gordon of Gowling WLG
Ian advises the Britvic, Axminster Carpets, CMG and Mitchells & Butlers pension schemes. "He has formidable and acute command of the legal arguments and how to play them."
Not the Virgin Media Appeal
How has the case changed prior thinking on actuarial confirmations and what are the implications for schemes looking to buy-out?
Answered by Nicolas Stallworthy KC
Nicolas is "exceptionally bright and an original thinker, superb for fiendishly difficult situations." He acted in the hotly contested Virgin Media and Box Clever Pension Scheme litigation.
Mansion House Challenges
What challenges, both practical and legal, will arise from the PPF's potential role as a consolidator and the heightened focus on Trustees' skills, under the Mansion House proposals?
Answered by Vanessa Wells of Eversheds Sutherland
Vanessa advises large and complex defined benefit schemes. She spent a year on secondment at the Pensions Regulator developing the Code of Practice on Trustee Knowledge and Understanding.
Where are the legal boundaries and ethical limits when informing hard-to-reach members about important changes, e.g., small pot members who cannot be found prior to buy-out?
Answered by Henry Legge KC
Henry is "one of the brightest stars of the Chancery Bar." He is the author of 'Pension Schemes' and appeared in the BT Pensions Scheme, IBM and Nortel Networks cases.
Benefit Arrears Issues
In light of recent case developments, what are the unresolved issues over benefit arrears and correction exercises, particularly concerning limitation, forfeiture, and payable interest?
Answered by Keith Rowley KC
Keith is "a brilliant legal adviser who comes up trumps whenever you need complex and tricky legal advice." He acted in the British Airways and Lloyds Bank pensions cases.
Ombudsman Case Insights
How are recent Ombudsman cases on scheme administration and trustee decision-making influencing current practice and the way you advise clients?
Answered by Wendy Mathers of Radcliffe Chambers
Wendy is "thorough, user-friendly, highly analytical and all over the legal details and practical issues of her pensions cases." "She is a star, and a KC in the making.”