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The mince pies have run out and the Christmas TV schedules have dried up and so what better time than to dig into our 2020 pensions legal planner? 2020 is set to be as busy on the pensions front as 2019, and we give a flavour below of what is expected in terms of new legislative and regulatory developments, and what the courts will be dealing with (spoiler alert - GMP equalisation is back on the agenda!). As ever, we wish you happy reading and a very healthy and happy New Year!

In this issue:

  • The return of the Pension Scheme Bill
  • The new DB Funding Code
  • Changes which are expected to come into force in April 2020
  • Consolidation of the Pensions Regulator's Codes of Practice and Governance Changes
  • PPF Levy Management - Key dates reminder
  • Other things to watch out for
    • A government consultation on aligning RPI with CPIH
    • New requirements following implementation of Fifth Money Laundering Directive
    • Additional Investment Disclosure Requirements coming into force
    • Confirmation from the PPF as to how Bauer will impact compensation
    • Brexit - End of Transitional Period
  • What's in Court?
    • Llyods: GMP equilisation
    • CJEU to rule on VAT issue in the United Biscuits case
    • Court of Appeal to make its final ruling in the Safeway v Newton equalisation case
    • Court of Appeal to hear appeal on extent to which a scheme was segregated for Section 75 purposes
    • Several new High Court cases on rectification
    • RPI/CPI
  • Our Annual Seminar
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