Legal Consequences of the Flawed Exercise of Scheme Powers

Chapter in Sinéad Agnew, Paul S Davies and Charles Mitchell (eds) Pensions: Law, Policy and Practice (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2020)

23 Pages Posted: 8 Dec 2020

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Jessica Hudson

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

Charles Mitchell

University College London - Faculty of Laws

Date Written: October 15, 2020

Abstract

The paper discusses the powers that are typically conferred on trustees and employers under English occupational pension schemes and Australian superannuation schemes, the legal rules by which the exercise of such powers is governed and the legal consequences of failures to comply with these rules.

Keywords: Occupational pension schemes, pension trusts, superannuations schemes, trustee powers, trustees, trust law

JEL Classification: K11

Suggested Citation

Hudson, Jessica and Mitchell, Charles, Legal Consequences of the Flawed Exercise of Scheme Powers (October 15, 2020). Chapter in Sinéad Agnew, Paul S Davies and Charles Mitchell (eds) Pensions: Law, Policy and Practice (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2020) , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3711966

Jessica Hudson

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law ( email )

Kensington, New South Wales 2052
Australia

Charles Mitchell (Contact Author)

University College London - Faculty of Laws ( email )

Gower St
London WC1E OEG, WC1E 6BT
United Kingdom

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