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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Pensions Law Handbook 14th ed isbn 9781526507471

Pensions Law Handbook 13th ed

ISBN13: 9781780438528
New Edition ISBN: 9781526507471
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781780434490
Published: January 2017
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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The Pensions Law Handbook is the definitive guide to pensions law and practice in the UK with the last edition having won the Wallace Medal for “meritorious work in communicating and explaining legal issues affecting pensions”.

This new edition brings the work fully up to date following the changes highlighted below. The work remains a first port of call text providing guidance through the complex web of pensions-related statuses, regulations and case law.

The key developments covered in the new 13th edition are:-

  • Finance Bill 2016 – Defined contribution governance code of practice – new regulatory reporting requirements
  • DC Governance – new regulator reporting requirements
  • Merchant Navy Case – s 75 and trustee duties
  • Oct 2015 – 30 day vesting
  • April 2016 – abolition of contracting out
  • April 2016 – tax relief restriction for high earners
  • October 2015 – automatic transfer
  • Budget Summer 2015 – consulting on completely new tax relief regime

Pensions Law
Chapter 1: Pension provision in the UK
Chapter 2: People involved with pensions
Chapter 3: Trustees
Chapter 4: Contracting out
Chapter 5: Employer Insolvency implications for pension schemes
Chapter 6: Protection for early leavers
Chapter 7: Employment issues
Chapter 8: Pensions and divorce
Chapter 9: Discrimination
Chapter 10: Investment
Chapter 11: Funding, deficits and surpluses
Chapter 12: Winding up
Chapter 13: Amendments and scheme reconstruction
Chapter 14: Personal pension schemes
Chapter 15: Automatic enrolment
Chapter16: Commercial transactions
Chapter 17: Pensions dispute resolution and litigation
Chapter 18: Taxation of registered schemes
Appendix I
Appendix II