Cookies on Pinsent Masons website

This website uses cookies to allow us to see how the site is used. The cookies cannot identify you. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with this

If you want to use the sites without cookies or would like to know more, you can do that here.

No decision due on pension liberation cases before autumn, says Pensions Ombudsman

The Pensions Ombudsman is "not yet in a position to publish" its conclusions on at least 84 pension liberation complaints that have been eagerly anticipated by the UK pensions industry, according to its latest update. 22 Aug 2014

Complex draft pension tax rules highlights the importance of free, impartial guidance, says expert

Draft pension tax rules published by the government for consultation would introduce a simplified one-off form of drawdown, but savers need to take advantage of new free, impartial guidance in order to understand the tax implications, an expert has said. 08 Aug 2014

Out-Law Guides

FCA's final SIPP capital adequacy rules reclassify commercial property investments as "standard"

Providers of self-invested personal pensions (SIPPs) will not have to hold additional capital in order to be able to invest client money in commercial property, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said. 06 Aug 2014

Pensions Regulator refocuses warnings against "scams" claiming to allow early access to pensions

At least £495 million in savings has been transferred out of pension schemes into illegal pension liberation "scams", although the total is likely to be much higher, the Pensions Regulator has said. 25 Jul 2014

More stories