UK court opens door to pension rights for unmarried partners
The UK Supreme Court has ruled that an unmarried woman is entitled to her late partner’s occupational pension in a landmark decision that could have wider repercussions for pension schemes.
UK asset managers will have to reveal costs to pension schemes
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has unveiled new rules that will force asset managers to disclose the transactions costs they charge pension schemes when investing in their funds.
UK Teacher’s Pension highlights QROPS public sector loophole
The UK Teachers’ Pension scheme has advised its members there is a loophole in the current rules surrounding the transfer of public sector pensions that would allow access to certain qualifying recognised overseas pension schemes (QROPS).
EU body opens consultation on region-wide pension plan
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) is seeking comments from the pensions industry on plans to create a standard pan-European personal pension product.