Author Archives: Alex Berry


High inflation and rising interest rates: Should Trustees be worried?

Many in the pensions industry have never experienced high inflation and high int…

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New law set to get tough on firms that put pensions at risk

The news that Brexit could be delayed until Halloween has alleviated one headach…

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All you need to know: executive pensions and regulation

Anyone looking at British statute books might think that pensions are the most i…

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Arc shortlisted for Boutique Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2019

We are delighted to announce that Arc has been shortlisted in The Lawyer Awards …

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Anna Copestake comments in Pensions Age on the implication of data for the pensions industry

The pensions industry is changing; regulation, technology and disruptors are all…

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Anna Rogers and Jane Kola on how to maximise success in navigating the bulk annuities journey

Trustees need to plan and work ahead if they are to succeed in benefiting from t…

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Anne-Marie Winton comments in Law360 on key UK pension reforms delayed by Brexit distracted government

Key UK pensions reforms risk long delays as the government is consumed by the pr…

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Anna Rogers comments in Pensions Expert on the Government’s guidance on GMP conversion

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has set out a ten-stage process for U…

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Anna Copestake comments in Pensions Age, welcoming greater consistency in the Pensions Ombudsman’s recent decisions, particularly those on pensions transfers

The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) deals with complaints and disputes that concern the…

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Kate Payne comments in Pensions Expert on the Railways Pension Scheme Deficit  

The Work and Pensions Committee has written to the Pensions Regulator over what …

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The pension implications for Debenhams’ defined benefit plan as the company goes into administration

Debenhams has become the latest high street retailer to go into administration a…

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Anne-Marie Winton comments in Pensions Expert on John Laing Pensions Fund divesting asset-backed funding from former sponsor

The John Laing Pension Fund has sold its remaining stake in infrastructure compa…

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Rosalind Connor comments in Professional Pensions on DWP delay leaving schemes vulnerable to breaching the Equality Act 2010

A government failure to update equality legislation means schemes offering bridg…

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Arc shortlisted for Pension Lawyers of the Year in UK Pensions Awards 2019

We are delighted to announce that Arc has been shortlisted in the Professional P…

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