All defined benefit (DB) pension transfers after 6 April will be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to ensure mandatory advice has been taken and fully understood.
Insurer LV= has called for a levy to be put on transactions where a client purchases a retirement plan from their existing pensions provider.
Consumer champion Which? was one of just two organisations told about the pension reforms before last year's Budget, the organisation's executive director has said.
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