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It’s (Almost) Here! The Pension Schemes Act 2021

It has been a long and tortuous process, but the pension schemes bill has finally completed its passage through parliament and we just await the formality of Royal Assent before we have the Pension Schemes Act 2021 (the Act). Well done to Pensions Minister, Guy Opperman, for (almost) achieving his goal to pass this legislation in … Continue Reading

Now is the Climate for Change

As the Pension Schemes Bill (the Bill) continues to progress through parliament, it has been subject to many amendments, one of which would require pension schemes to take into account the government’s net zero targets on carbon emissions, as well as the Paris Agreement goals of limiting the rise of average global temperatures. As at … Continue Reading

A pithy precis of parliamentary process (for passing pensions law)

“There is broad agreement on the principles, but there are huge dangers lurking in the detail… Those dangers have to be flushed out before the bill is sent to the other place.” (Baroness Sherlock) Yesterday the pension schemes bill (the bill) had its second reading in the House of Lords. There was much comment and … Continue Reading
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