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Financial support directions and insolvency: the pensions regulator's view
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • September 20 2012

On 26 July 2012, the Pensions Regulator (the 'Regulator') issued a statement on financial support directions (FSDs) with the intention of providing further guidance and comfort with regard to the circumstances in which it will issue an FSD after a company has been placed into administration


Stockton, California, ruling: bankruptcy court powerless to prevent retiree benefit reductions by municipal debtor
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • December 1 2012

Amid the economic hardships brought upon us by the Great Recession, the plight of cities, towns, and other municipalities across the U.S. has received a significant amount of media exposure


Coal bankruptcies: complications and risks associated with federal coal legislation
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2012

The recent bankruptcy filing of Patriot Coal Corporation and its reporting of “unsustainable” legacy benefit liabilities have raised the profile of other post-employment benefits (OPEBs, i.e. non-pension retiree benefits) in the coal industry


Second Court of Appeals Win for State Street Bank in $200 Million Chrysler “Top Hat Plan” Class Action
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

“Top hat plans” have many attractive features, but a new court decision is a reminder that top hat plan participants have limited protections under


Showdown in Stockton: CalPERS needs dentist and everyone else needs to talk
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • 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


U.S. Supreme Court denies bankruptcy protection for inherited IRAs
  • Tucker Ellis
  • USA
  • July 17 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Clark v. Rameker has given individuals with IRAs a new reason to consider the use of trusts as their


Stockton Judge: pension obligations are not impervious to impairment in Chapter 9 bankruptcy. What comes next?
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2014

The perception that public employee pension obligations cannot be impaired in bankruptcy suffered a damaging blow several months ago in the City of


US court considers Pensions Regulator's powers
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 6 2008

The US Court has approved a bankruptcy settlement under which a US-listed parent company is liable for the buy-out deficits in its UK subsidiary's pension schemes


U.S. Supreme Court rules inherited IRAs not exempt from creditors’ claims in bankruptcy
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • July 16 2014

The recent unanimous decision of the United States Supreme Court (the "Court") in Clark v. Rameker, 573 U.S. _____ (2014) held that inherited IRAs do


Funds Talk: February 2017
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 1 2017

As the new year begins, U.S. regulators highlighted the areas - some new and some familiar - which will be the focus of their examinations in the