Rosalind Connor spoke on a panel of industry experts at Pensions and Benefits UK in London on 27th June to discuss the future of DB schemes....
In any insolvent or distressed situation, a defined benefit pension scheme becomes a very large creditor (often the largest). Although usually unsecured, the ‘moral hazard’ powers of the Pensions Regulator make it an important party to any restructuring process.
Employers, trustees, insolvency practitioners and creditors need to understand the complex law around pensions and insolvency. ARC Partner Rosalind Connor covers many of these complexities in her Practitioners Guide to Pensions and Corporate Insolvency.
The team at ARC Pensions Law have been advising on restructuring since before the present regime was introduced in 2005, and have since advised on a large number of leading transactions. We advise on matters including:
is a dedicated, specialist firm of pension lawyers. We focus entirely on workplace pension schemes.
is to provide top quality, value-for-money legal services to those responsible for running workplace pension schemes, and thereby to help schemes deliver the promised benefits to members.
is to employ pension lawyers and staff with top-quality experience and enable them to work in a modern way, operating on a bespoke, lean and adaptable platform.