Spring 2018 - Pensions Case Law Update

Welcome to the eighth edition of the Linklaters Dispute Resolution Group’s Pensions Case Law Update.

The aim of this publication is to provide a look back and commentary on recent cases that have come before the courts and that are relevant and interesting.

This edition looks at topics including:

  • What time limits apply for recovering overpayments of benefits?
  • Is a defined benefit pension scheme a “frozen” scheme if its members retain a final salary link?

  • What will a court consider when determining whether a power is used for its proper purpose?

  • What happens if not all trustees sign a deed of appointment?

  • What amounts to consent and knowledge regarding a change of principal employer?

  • Did ITV manage to Box Clever against The Pensions Regulator?

  • What is a reasonable excuse for missing a TPR deadline?

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like to discuss any of the issues mentioned below or indeed any contentious issues on which the Linklaters Pensions Dispute Resolution Group may be able to assist.

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