Defined benefit pension schemes give rise to significant legal, financial and regulatory risks.
We can help you to navigate these through our specialist expertise and understanding of the UK's evolving legal and regulatory framework for DB schemes.
Our experience includes advising corporate sponsors, trustees, buy-out insurers and investors on the risks associated with M&A transactions, re-financing and corporate restructuring involving a company or group that sponsors a DB scheme. We also advise on scheme funding arrangements, de-risking and buy-out transactions.
ACTIVITIES COVERED BY PENSION OFFENCES AND SANCTIONS – FROM 1 OCTOBER 2021
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New long-term funding requirements for DB schemes – Are they fit for purpose?
In the latest podcast from Herbert Smith Freehills’ pension team, Tim Smith, Professional Support Consultant, is joined by Jon Forsyth, Partner and Actuary at LCP, to discuss the Government's proposals regarding the need for defined benefit (DB) schemes to implement a long-term funding and investment strategy. Read more on our blog post.