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Over 55 and in debt: is your pension pot safe?

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2015

With changes to pensions coming into effect from April 2015 under which savers over the age of 55 will have greater flexibility to draw down their

Horton v Henry has the position with pensions and bankruptcy been turned on its head again ?

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 2 2015

Just before Christmas last year, the High Court handed down a judgment in a bankruptcy case which was contrary to a High Court decision in a previous

UK Supreme Court upholds appeal by Nortel administrators on pension liabilities and the powers of the pensions regulator

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2013

The Supreme Court has today ruled on the ranking of certain pension liabilities when issued to companies in administration or liquidation. In a

Horton v Henry 2014 pensions and bankruptcy appeal allowed

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 19 2015

Of general interest is the appeal in the case of Horton v Henry, on which we reported in our January 2015 update. In Horton, the High Court declined

First Circuit: private equity fund may be trade or business and subject to portfolio company pension liabilities

  • White & Case LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 8 2013

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has recently held in Sun Capital Partners III, LP v. New England Teamsters & Trucking Industry Pension Fund, No

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

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

New Government legislation programme: industry & sector specific breakdown- SpringSummer 2015

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • January 16 2015

The Irish Government has published its legislation programme for the SpringSummer 2015 parliamentary session. There are 32 Bills which are currently

High Court sets aside a deed of release that had been executed by mistake

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2008

In the case of Andrew Fender v National Westminster Bank PLC Judge Purle QC set aside a deed of release that had been executed in the mistaken belief that the company was no longer indebted to the bank

Desmond: the “missing” contribution notice case

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 19 2012

There have been rumours in the pensions industry for a while that the Bonas case was not in fact the first contribution notice (CN) case to be decided by the Regulator's Determination Panel (Panel