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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

Can a section 75 debt be assigned? A further decision for the Singer & Friedlander Pension Scheme

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 2 2015

The Singer & Friedlander Limited Pension and Life Assurance Scheme (the "Scheme") first came to general notice in relation to a case arguing whether

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

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
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

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

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

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