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Third Circuit rules failure to appeal leaves union and its retirees without a remedy

  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2014

On August 28, 2014, the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit delivered a Stern admonition about the risk of failing to appeal when it ruled that a

Settlement reached in Lehman Brothers financial support direction case

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 28 2014

Again, of interest to all schemes providing defined benefits is the recent settlement in the litigation involving the Lehman Brothers Scheme, where

Protect your estate from beneficiary bankruptcy: lessons from Clark v. Rameker

  • Ryley Carlock & Applewhite
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2014

In the preparation of a comprehensive estate plan for a client, an attorney must consider the size of the estate, the manner in which assets are

Third Circuit considering if the ‘police power’ exception to the automatic stay extends to the UK Pensions Regulator

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 19 2011

One exception to the otherwise far-reaching scope of the automatic stay is the “police power” exception, which permits a governmental unit to commence or continue an action or proceeding that is in furtherance of its police and regulatory powers (section 362(b)(4) of the Bankruptcy Code

Controversial pensions bankruptcy case to be appealed

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 14 2012

We previously reported on Raithatha v Williamson (4 April 2012) where the High Court held that a bankrupt’s right to draw a pension was subject to an income payments order (“IPO”) even if the individual had yet to draw his pension

Ninth Circuit rules that withdrawal liability may be discharged in bankruptcy

  • Trucker Huss APC
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  • USA
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  • November 1 2013

In a decision that comes as welcome news to some employers, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that an employer that incurred

Is your pension pot up for grabs?

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 26 2012

Those thinking that the trials and tribulations of the recession may have passed them by and that, if all else failed, at least the pension was safe, may have to think again following two recent court decisions in which pensions came under attack from creditors and trustees in bankruptcy

Waterford Crystal judgment: European Court of Justice finds that the Irish state has failed to protect employees’ pensions

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • May 1 2013

In a long awaited landmark judgment, The European Court of Justice has today found in favour of ten former Waterford Crystal workers who alleged the

“Super-priority” rejected practitioners and lenders alike welcome hotly anticipated Supreme Court decision

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 26 2013

After four years of litigation, common sense has prevailed in the Supreme Court on the issue of “super-priority” of the Pensions Regulator’s moral

Irish state did not properly protect pensions of former Waterford Crystal employees

  • William Fry
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • June 4 2013

The EU Court of Justice has held that the Irish State is obliged to protect the pension benefits of former employees of Waterford Crystal who were