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Legislation only for Olympic Airlines does not assist trustees of other schemes

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 17 2014

New legislation came in to force on 21 July 2014 with the intention of granting entry to the Pension Protection Fund (the "PPF") for those members of

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

  • Ryley Carlock & Applewhite
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  • USA
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  • 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 rules failure to appeal leaves union and its retirees without a remedy

  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
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  • USA
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  • 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

Pensions Regulator settles Lehman case

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 3 2014

After six years of legal action and investigations, the Pensions Regulator (TPR) has agreed a £184 million settlement with PwC, administrators for

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

Lehmans: Pensions Regulator FSD proceedings settled

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 19 2014

The Pensions Regulator has announced, following several years of proceedings and court skirmishes, that a compromise has been reached in relation to

Section 363(f) retires ERISA-based successor liability claims

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 11 2014

As this Blog has discussed in a number of recent posts, free and clear sales under section 363(f) of the Bankruptcy Code often lead to disputes over

Ormet allowed to sell bankrupt Ohio facility free and clear of unfunded pension obligations

  • Roetzel & Andress
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  • USA
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  • August 8 2014

Ormet, a Delaware corporation, recently went bankrupt and shuttered its facilities in Ohio and Louisiana. As part of the bankruptcy proceedings

PPF entry rules amended to accommodate specific European insolvency events

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 7 2014

In the November 2013 edition of Pensions Pieces we referred to the Olympic Airlines case where a UK pension scheme could not qualify for entry to the

International news: focus on employee benefits

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • Global
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  • August 4 2014

The economic case for investment in Africa is clear. As large numbers of people move from subsistence level to lower middle class and higher, a