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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

The Seventh Circuit interprets Wisconsin exemption law on college savings accounts and retirement annuities, but did it have jurisdiction? (part 1 of 2)

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 20 2015

In re Bronk (Cirilli v. Bronk), No. 13-1123 (7th Cir. Jan. 5, 2015), resolved a couple of “questions of first impression,” slip op. at 1, under

The Seventh Circuit interprets Wisconsin exemption law on college savings accounts and retirement annuities, but did it have jurisdiction? (part 2 of 2)

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 21 2015

As we explained in a post yesterday, the Seventh Circuit in In re Bronk (Cirilli v. Bronk), No. 13-1123 (7th Cir. Jan. 5, 2015), made some new law on

Pension pot luck for English trustees in bankruptcy

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 13 2015

The recent English High Court decision in Horton v Henry 2014 EWHC 4209 (Ch)has conflicted with the earlier decision in Raithatha v Williamson

Horton v Henry: the impact on a trustee in bankruptcy’s power to exercise options on behalf of the bankrupt

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 13 2015

Raithatha v Williamson extended the scope of an Income Payment Order (IPO) to include a personal pension entitlement which a bankrupt was entitled to

Income payment orders and approved pension schemes detail v the big picture

  • Teacher Stern
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 13 2015

Is a pension pot beyond the reach of a trustee in bankruptcy? Conflicting High Court decisions reviewed below raise an interesting conflict between

The future for pensions in bankruptcy - part 2

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 12 2015

In our recent article of 4 November 2014 we referred to a new case where the controversial decision in Raithatha v Williamson would be reconsidered

Uncrystallised pensions benefits can be protected from creditors says High Court

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 29 2014

The High Court has declined to follow an earlier decision and ruled that a trustee in bankruptcy could not gain access to pensions benefits that were

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

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