On 24 June 2021, we hosted a “Pensions transfers and scams – what you need to know in a fast changing environment” webinar. The event considered recent developments on this key issue in the pensions field such as the upcoming legislative changes to the statutory right to transfer, recent case law and real life examples, and regulatory and industry responses.

The session was delivered by Suzanne Padmore and Amy Khodabandehloo from our Pensions Disputes team, Sue Young from in our Pensions team and Ralph Lovesy in our Financial Services regulatory team.

Key take-home points from the webinar:

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