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Publications

There is no shortage of publications to read on pensions; there are about 48,000 pages of regulations and rules on pensions law alone in the UK.

It is hard to keep track of it all without some pre-digested guidance.

The Pinsent Masons Pensions Law team publishes a range of materials to help you keep on track and write for and speak for a wide range of publishers and conference organisers, including national and international conferences.

In house, we publish material including:

We also write books and articles for a wide range of publishers, and speak at a host of conferences. Currently available are:

Pensions Cases

Written by Alastair Meeks
Published by Tolley
Available from Amazon

Pension Fund Investment Law

Written by Robin Ellison
Published by Tottel
Available from Amazon

This book explores in an up-to-date and practical fashion the duties of trustees, the variety of investments available, the issues of risk-reward, and the considerable changes resulting in the introduction of the Pension Protection Fund, the European Pensions Directive and the Pensions Act 2004, and helps to guide pension funds in their relations with their managers, the design of their statement of investment principles and compliance with the statutory rules and provision of trust law. This book is designed to be read and used by trustees, pension scheme managers, administrators, asset managers, solicitors, actuaries and investment consultants.

Dealing with investments

Written by Robin Ellison (with Grant Jones)
Published by Spiramus
Available from Amazon

Pensions are now high on the agenda in any corporate deal, following the changes introduced by the Pensions Act 2004, which have transformed the pensions landscape. This book explains why pensions are now a major issue in corporate M&A activity and in company insolvencies, as well as describing other changes introduced by the Act, which offer additional protection for members of defined benefit occupational pension schemes, establish a Pensions Regulator and a Pension Protection Fund. It is an essential guide for company directors and their advisers, company secretaries, pension scheme trustees, actuaries, lawyers, accountants and insolvency practitioners.

Pension Trustees Handbook

Written by Robin Ellison
Published by Thorogood
Available from Amazon

This is the definitive guide to the roles and responsibilities of the pension fund trustee. The book gives comprehensive coverage of the subject from both the legal and the practical point of view. All the major problem areas are addressed. Reliable advice and guidance on the exercise of trustees' discretion is given.