Evolution or revolution? Recent developments in pensions M&A

In the latest podcast from Herbert Smith Freehills’ pension team, Michael Aherne, Partner, is joined by Alex Hutton-Mills, Co-founder and Head of Pension Corporate Finance at Cardano Advisory, to discuss corporate transactions involving occupational pension schemes and how the UK’s regulatory framework has changed over the past decade. In particular, Michael and Alex discuss: The … Read more

Restructuring and insolvency and the Pensions Regulator’s new powers

In this latest podcast in our Pension Schemes Act 2021 Soundbite series, Senior Associate, Philip Lis from our restructuring and insolvency team, joins Professional Support Consultant, Tim Smith, to discuss the impact the new pensions criminal offences and regulatory sanctions are likely to have on corporate restructuring and insolvencies where a company or group has … Read more

Directors beware – Dividend payments and the Pensions Regulator’s new powers!

As we enter dividend season Pensions Partner, Rachel Pinto, joins Professional Support Consultant, Tim Smith, to discuss how directors should approach decisions over the payment of dividends in light the Pensions Regulators extended powers which came into force on 1 October 2021. In particular, Rachel shares her views on: • what directors need to be … Read more

Podcast: Pensions Policy EP2 – What to expect in 2021?

We thought it would be helpful for our listeners if we considered some of the key pensions-related themes and risks that we expect to emerge in 2021. Therefore, in our latest pensions podcast Rachel Pinto and Michael Aherne from our UK pensions team discuss their predictions for 2021 relating to: the new offences and regulatory … Read more