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Littler Global Guide - Germany - Q4 2017

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Strengthening of Company Pension - Only around 60% of employees in Germany have a company pension plan, which they use to provide for retirement in addition to the statutory pension. This is set to change from January 1,...more

Financial Markets Disputes and Regulatory Update - January 2018 - Regulatory developments

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Senior managers regime, certification regime and conduct rules (SMCR) - Individual Accountability: Extending the Senior Managers & Certification Regime to all FCA firms, and extending the SMCR to Insurers - Consultation...more

Seventh Circuit Says: Clear Error Standard Applies To Court Review Of Withdrawal Liability Arbitrator’s CBA Interpretation

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Seyfarth Synopsis: The Seventh Circuit has now applied a clear error standard of review to a withdrawal liability arbitrator’s interpretation of a collective bargaining agreement, thus enhancing the role of the arbitrator in...more

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

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More trouble for the embattled British PM Theresa May. We learned yesterday that Britain’s second-largest construction firm—Carillion—was forced into liquidation after amassing a staggering $1.35 billion in debt. The downfall...more

Ontario Pension Funding Reform and Administrator Discharge upon Annuity Purchase

On December 14, 2017, the Ontario government posted descriptions of two proposed regulations to the Ontario Pension Benefits Act (PBA) regarding the funding rules for defined benefit pension plans and the availability of an...more

Amended SPPA Regulation Comes into Force, Filling a Gap in Quebec’s Supplemental Pension Plan Framework

On January 4, 2018, the Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting supplemental pension plans came into force, filling a regulatory void in Quebec’s supplemental pension plans framework that lasted just over two years....more

Pensions Round-Up November 2017

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Welcome to the latest edition of Pensions Round-Up which provides an overview of developments in pension legislation and regulatory guidance. In this edition we look at key developments from November 2017 including the...more

Military Pensions Also Being “Reformed” For The First Time In 70 Years

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

The recent changes in tax laws have grabbed the headlines but employees of the four branches of the military and the Coast Guard will become part of a new “blended” retirement system passed by Congress in 2016, but effective...more

Pensions Ombudsman Round-Up December 2017 (UK)

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Welcome to DLA Piper’s Pensions Ombudsman Round-Up publication in which we report on recent determinations made by the Pensions Ombudsman (“PO”) and Deputy Pensions Ombudsman (“DPO”). In this edition we look at a selection...more

DRS Updates: New Withholding on Pensions and Annuities, Economic Nexus for Sales Tax and "Fresh Start" Program

by Shipman & Goodwin LLP on

Withholding on Pensions and Annuities - Effective January 1, 2018, each payer of pension and annuity distributions, including distributions from an employer pension, an annuity, or similar instrument or plan, will be...more

Joint DB and DC trustee agenda update: current legal issues for January meetings

by Allen & Overy LLP on

Welcome to our monthly update on current legal issues for trustees of DB and hybrid pension schemes, designed to help you stay up-to-date with key developments between trustee meetings, and to support the legal update item on...more

Be Global: 2017 in review

by DLA Piper on

In this month's edition of Be Global, we bring together a summary of the most significant international employment law developments from the past 12 months, as reported on GENIE. Data privacy, whistleblowing, worker status...more

Pension schemes and VAT: where are we now?

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HMRC has confirmed that existing arrangements enabling employers to reclaim VAT in respect of pension scheme administration costs borne by scheme trustees may continue. Please see full Publication below for more...more

Pensions Newsletter – December 2017

Welcome to the 20th issue of the Blakes Pensions Newsletter. This newsletter provides a summary of recent jurisprudential developments that affect pensions and benefits and is not intended to be legal advice....more

Employer savings from CPI – mirage or magic?

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In 2010 the Chancellor moved to replace the Retail Price Index (RPI) with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for increases to public service pensions. Since then many private sector employers have sought to switch to CPI to...more

Connecticut Department of Revenue Services Issues Additional Guidance on the New Mandatory Income Tax Withholding Requirements for...

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On December 7, 2017, the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) issued additional guidance regarding the new statutory withholding requirements for certain payors of pension and annuity payments set to take effect...more

Oregon Pension Task Force Releases Report On Unconventional Funding Sources

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In 2017, Oregon Governor Kate Brown convened a special task force (Task Force) to study opportunities for the State and local agency employers to reduce the unfunded actuarial liabilities of the Oregon Public Employee...more

New anti-money laundering regulations: action for pension scheme trustees - Updated December 2017

by Hogan Lovells on

Pension scheme trustees should be aware of requirements under new money laundering regulations to record information and, in some cases, to give the information to third parties and to register the information with...more

Recent Ukrainian pension reform overview

by Dentons on

Ukraine has been trying to reform its crawling pension system in order to support its retired citizens with sufficient pension welfare and to attract pension charges into the development of its economy. At present, the...more

I-22- The Benefits of Benefits: A Roundtable Discussion on Trending Benefits Issues for 2018

by Cozen O'Connor on

From tax and health care reform to employee wellness programs to even handheld electronic devices, why should your company be interested in today's hot benefits issues? In today's episode of Employment Law Now, a roundtable...more

The Changing Nature and Focus of Trusteeship

by Allen & Overy LLP on

How is the business of trusteeship changing, and what future developments are currently the focus of trustee attention? We conducted an informal straw poll of trustees in October, via email and at the PLSA Annual Conference,...more

Pension Scheme Trustees and the GDPR

by DLA Piper on

With less than six months to go until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018, trustees of occupational pension schemes need to ensure that they are on track with their preparations to...more

New Connecticut Mandatory Income Tax Withholding Requirements for Pension and Annuity Payments

by Robinson & Cole LLP on

New legislation, effective January 1, 2018, will require certain payors of pensions and annuities to withhold Connecticut state income tax from distributions made from an employer pension, annuity, profit-sharing plan, stock...more

Joint DB and DC trustee agenda update: current legal issues

by Allen & Overy LLP on

Welcome to our monthly update on current legal issues for trustees of DB and hybrid pension schemes, designed to help you stay up-to-date with key developments between trustee meetings, and to support the legal update item on...more

Liquidation of the limit of pension contributions in Poland

by Dentons on

On November 24, 2017, the Polish Parliament accepted draft amendments to the Act on the social insurance system that will liquidate binding limits on pension and disability insurance contributions. Currently, the annual basis...more

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