Ready Reckoner – July 2020
PARLIAMENT Recent Legislation Date Effect Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act 2020 25/6/2020 Attempt to provide lifeline to struggling companies. Measures include suspending enforcement of certain debts, introduction to the UK… Read more →
Pensions Compass July 2020
Welcome to our July 2020 Edition of Pensions Compass. The legal consequences of Covid-19 are inevitably still to the forefront. The following articles consider the impact in different areas as well… Read more →
Part 5 – COVID – 19 and death benefits – A case study
Many cases will be straightforward – lump sum benefits are usually paid to spouses or children of the deceased in accordance with up to date expression of wish forms. In… Read more →
Part 4 – Problems with Self-Invested Personal Pensions: SIPPing from a poisoned chalice?
A series of recent cases in the Upper Tribunal, the High Court and from the Financial Ombudsman Service have highlighted some potential concerns for members and providers of self-invested personal… Read more →
Tomorrow’s City, Today’s Challenge
What’s it all about? The World Health Organisation predicted that by 2030 over 60% of the world’s population will live in cities. What will that mean for the built environment… Read more →
Part 3 – Employee Rights to Receiving Adequate Pensions Information Bolstered by the Pensions Ombudsman
An Employer was found liable for negligent misstatement and in failing in its duty of care by the Pensions Ombudsman (“TPO”) decisions in Mr H (PO-15168) and Mr N (PO-15171)… Read more →
Part 1 – Corporate Insolvency – emergency legislation – Pension deficits relegated ?
Introduction The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the “Act”) became law on the 25th June 2020. The aim of the Act is to assist the survival of companies in… Read more →
Front Office 2019- It’s all about “The People”!
FRONT OFFICE 2019- IT’S ALL ABOUT “THE PEOPLE”! People make up 50-75% of a business’s overhead costs. For those in services, like the financial services sector, it will be at… Read more →
COMPLIANCE 2019: ADJUSTING TO CHANGE
Challenges for the compliance function in a wealth management firm MiFID 11, Brexit, SMCR, GDPR and cyber security remain challenges for wealth management compliance teams but their role is also… Read more →
GDPR’s one year anniversary: experiences from the Netherlands, UK and Germany
In this webinar, three data protection lawyers from TELFA member law firms, will give an update on their experiences of the first twelve months of the GDPR and its enforcement… Read more →
Employment update – 2018 so far
Before the summer holidays get into full swing, we take the opportunity to revisit some important employment law cases from the first half of 2018 and look at the learning… Read more →