Pensions Ombudsman Focus 56th Edition

Welcome to the Pensions Ombudsman Focus for the period to November 2016.

The determinations in this edition consider the circumstances in which it would be reasonable for trustees to delay their decision on distributing death benefits, the importance of following the correct process when considering incapacity pensions and the importance of providing members with information about their benefits when required to do so by law.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like to discuss any of these issues and how they might affect you or indeed any contentious issues on which the Linklaters Pension Dispute Resolution Group may be able to assist.

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