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Redrawing the boundaries: income payment options and undrawn pensions

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 27 2015

Income payments orders (IPOs) are an essential tool for the trustee in bankruptcy in realising a bankrupt's assets. Until recently, it had been

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

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 27 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

Pre May 2000 bankrupt’s pension assets still vest in his trustee in bankruptcy

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 25 2015

In the recent decision of Horton v Henry 2014 EWHC 4209 (Ch) the High Court held that a Bankrupt's unexercised rights to draw his pension did not

High Court decides income payments orders cannot require bankrupt to draw pension against Raithatha

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 24 2015

The High Court has held that a bankrupt's unexercised rights to draw his pension did not represent income to which the bankrupt was entitled and so

Showdown in Stockton: CalPERS needs dentist and everyone else needs to talk

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
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  • February 19 2015

Bankruptcy Judge Chris Klein recently issued his formal confirmation opinion in Stockton's Chapter 9 bankruptcy case. While there were no real

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

Pension Protection Fund settles moral hazard claim with Russian companies

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 18 2015

Carrington Wire Defined Benefit Pension Scheme was set up for the benefit of the employees of Carrington Wire Limited; a Yorkshire based company

Can a trustee in bankruptcy force a bankrupt to cash in pension policies?

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2015

Pensions in payment were within the ambit of section 310(7) of the Insolvency Act 1986 (the "Act"), but pensions not in payment were not payments to

Bankruptcy court decides that the Bankruptcy Code preempts California state pension laws

  • Nossaman LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 9 2015

In a February 4, 2015 opinion, the bankruptcy judge presiding over Stockton, California's Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy case approved Stockton's

Horton v Henry 2014 - High Court contradicts earlier case by ruling bankrupt cannot be required to draw pension to pay creditors

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 26 2015

Declining to follow a 2012 decision, the High Court has ruled that a bankrupt's unexercised rights to draw his pension did not represent income to