News on Pensions May 2016

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Welcome to this month's News on Pensions, in this issue we discuss:

Consultations: creating a secondary annuity market

We review the three consultations published by HM Revenue & Customs, HM Treasury and the FCA setting out further detail ahead of the start of a secondary market for pension annuities – originally announced in the 2015.

Latest from TPR

We round-up the latest news from TPR, including:

  • DC Code: ‘how to’ guides
  • Revised DC scheme returns
  • Corporate Plan 2016 – 2019

EIOPA: common framework balance sheet

We take a look at the results from the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority's (EIOPA) quantitative assessment, reviewing how a ’holistic balance sheet’ approach might be used in practice.

Our news in brief update also features:

  • HMRC guidance: LTA protections
  • HMRC bulletins: the end of contracting out
  • Threefold increase in DB to DC transfer quotations

To find out more, you can download the full briefing note below.