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Asset-backed pension scheme funding: new statement from the Regulator

20 November 2013

The Regulator has published a new and much more detailed statement on its approach to asset-backed funding arrangements. While acknowledging the advantages of these structures in principle, it is concerned to ensure that trustees take all potential risks into account before signing up, and have a back-up plan available in case things go wrong. We look at the Regulator’s concerns – and a possible reason for the Regulator making the statement now.