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Course Aims:

In this CPDcast, Rosalind Connor, pensions law expert and partner from Bird & Bird provides an in-depth and pragmatic discussion of how the UK compulsory pension regime affects internationally mobile employees and their employers. This CPDcast tackles the difficult issues which the auto enrolment scheme may create for internationally mobile employees and will be of interest to pensions, tax and employment law practitioners.

After completing the course you will:
  • Know the disadvantages in joining the pension scheme in an employee’s new country;
  • Be aware of the various pension options available to international employees;
  • Does the Pensions Directive make international pension schemes easier to operate;
  • Understand how “auto enrolment” will affect international employees;
  • Be aware of the issues raised by using the "international" pension scheme for auto enrolment;
  • Have consider what type of pension arrangements are best for internationally mobile employees.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Council Directive 98/49/EC;
  • IORP Directive (Directive 2003/41/EC).

In this CPDcast, Rosalind Connor, a partner from Taylor Wessing, provides an illustrative insight into the application of UK compulsory pension regime to international employees.

Date Recorded: 4th November 2013


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