Pensions Regulator Head Approved Despite Fears Of Conflict

Law360, London (April 26, 2021, 2:27 PM BST) -- Senior MPs have greenlighted the appointment of Sarah Smart to be chairwoman of Britain's pensions watchdog, despite concerns over a potential conflict of interest with her husband as boss at one of the country's largest workplace schemes.

The House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee expressed its satisfaction on Friday with a potential fix offered by Smart at a hearing earlier in the week.

She said that her spouse, Fraser Smart, the chief executive of British Airways Pensions, would step down from his role by September. Meanwhile, Sarah Smart said she would recuse herself from any meetings on the British Airways...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!