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02 Feb Anne-Marie Winton comments in Actuarial Post on the joint inquiry into Carillion’s collapse

On 30th January, the joint Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee and Work and Pensions Committee heard evidence from two of the Carillion pension scheme trustees, one of whom was only very recently appointed. They explained the difficult position faced by trustees who are generally...

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25 Jan Anne-Marie Winton comments in The Times on the handling of Carillion’s collapse

The collapse of the construction group Carillion is a tragedy — but it is also emblematic of the state of the nation’s public and private sectors (given that Carillion straddled both). Short-termism, big talk but modest achievements, and pensioners left in the lurch....

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12 Oct How deferred debt arrangements offer easement for NAME schemes

Nights start to close in in October and we can look forward to evenings at home trying to find old pound coins down the back of the sofa in time to spend them....

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12 Oct Exploring the government’s consultation on corporate governance reform

Anne-Marie Winton considers the key proposals affecting pensions outlined in the government’s response and suggests there is some bark, but not necessarily much bite from the pensions industry’s point of view....

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07 Jul Rosalind Connor comments in Professional Pensions on the over-regulation of DB schemes

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....

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25 May ARC highly commended at the 2017 Financial Times PIPA Awards

ARC Pensions Law has been highly commended at the Financial Times' 18th annual Pension and Investment Provider Awards for it's innovation and growth. The PIPAs recognise excellence among providers of products and services to UK workplace pension schemes....

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16 Feb ARC’s response to Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy green paper on corporate governance reform

We are pleased to have this opportunity to comment on these proposals. ARC Pensions Law is a leading firm of specialist pension lawyers specialising in workplace pension schemes. Our client base consists of defined benefit, defined contribution and hybrid schemes and their sponsors....

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12 Dec Anne-Marie Winton comments in Pensions Expert on the British Steel Pension Scheme

The £15bn British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) has been at the centre of an intense debate over the past year around giving struggling sponsors the ability to restructure accrued benefits. Tata UK Steel is currently in discussion with employees about closing the BSPS to future accrual....

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