Tag Archives: Pension Protection Fund

A long time ago in a member state far, far away…

On 19 December 2019, an epic story with multiple twists and which many thought would never happen will reach its conclusion. And there will be no droids or Wookies involved. Yes, it’s the day we are expecting the ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Communities (“CJEU”) in connection with the German case … Continue Reading

PPF standard guarantee survives attack in the courts

It was inevitable that at some point the Pension Protection Fund standard guarantee would be put to the test in the courts. That’s exactly what happened when a guarantee in favour of the Caribonum Pension Scheme was triggered by sponsor insolvency. Although not a surprising outcome, trustees of pension schemes which have Type A PPF … Continue Reading

A Lesson in How to Manage Expectations – From the Pension Protection Fund

The Pension Protection Fund should be given an ‘excellent’ mark in terms of its management of public expectations. In this economic climate (or in any other economic climate for that matter!) not many organisations could increase bills by 10% without provoking a huge public outcry. The PPF has been stating the inevitability of the increase … Continue Reading