This edition: New DB funding framework delayed, Labour backbenchers look to extend DC pension charges cap, Professional trustee shortcomings punished by the Regulator, Ombudsman highlights trustees’ duties in exercise of their investment powers, Court of Appeal limits flexibility of power to retrospectively validate scheme modifications, Trustee fined for failing to deliver DB valuations, Master trust application progress
I head up LCP's Pensions Research team and am instrumental in analysing and communicating regulatory and professional developments to audiences both within and outside LCP. Most notably I am involved in LCP's weekly Pensions Bulletin which I have edited since 2004.
With experience built up in the occupational pensions regulatory field over many years, interests cover the broad spectrum of Government policy and legislation, particularly that emanating from: the Department for Work and Pensions, the Pensions Regulator, the Pension Protection Fund and other compensation schemes, the Pensions Ombudsman and the Courts and the technical and ethical regulation of actuaries through the Financial Reporting Council and the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries respectively.
I undertake technical writing in these areas for LCP and I particularly enjoy the challenge of explaining a complicated subject, commenting on developments internally and to the media, and engaging with policymakers.
- I am the immediate past Chairman of the Pension Schemes Committee of the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) on which I continue to serve – in that capacity I assist the ACA in responding to consultations and assist Government departments with some of the necessary detail in their policy making.
- I serve on the DWP’s GMP conversion working group and am the principle point of contact for the DWP in relation to this group
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This edition: Pensions Bill delayed by continuing political uncertainty, Pensions Regulator alleviates 2019 EIOPA pension scheme stress tests, FCA launches debate on intergenerational financial services needs, Master trust authorisation progress
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David Everett, Research Partner at LCP, comments on Regulations that were approved by Parliament yesterday1 December 2017
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