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Feedback sought on use of retirement savings in bankruptcy
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 15 2016

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is proposing law change after the Court of Appeal ruled that KiwiSaver funds are beyond

When are funds drawn down under a SIPP subject to an IPO?
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2016

The High Court has determined the circumstances in which sums drawn down under a self-investment personal pension scheme could be subject to an

FASt action required by qualifying pension plans
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 8 2016

Earlier this year it was announced that the UK’s Financial Assistance Scheme (“FAS”) would close to applications from 1 September 2016. This does not

High Court sets aside a deed of release that had been executed by mistake
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 15 2008

In the case of Andrew Fender v National Westminster Bank PLC Judge Purle QC set aside a deed of release that had been executed in the mistaken belief that the company was no longer indebted to the bank

Documenting responsibility for contributing to DB schemes
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2016

The Court of Appeal's decision in the case of Heis v MF Global highlights the importance of documenting just who has responsibility for contributing

Update on the PPF levy Determination
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 23 2015

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) levy Determination for 201617 was published on 17 December 2015. It follows a consultation with PPF stakeholders

Pension protection fund changes following Olympic Airlines case
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2014

The regulatory amendments drawn up by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions following the outcome in Trustees of Olympic Airlines SA Pension &

Ninth Circuit rules that withdrawal liability may be discharged in bankruptcy
  • Trucker Huss APC
  • USA
  • 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

December 2015 Pensions Newsletter
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • December 11 2015

The grievor retired from service as a police officer one day prior to his 50th Birthday. He chose to accept the commuted value of his pension in lump

Historic trial and landmark decision in allocation of Nortel estate: significant victory for Nortel pensioners whose benefits were at risk
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • May 15 2015

On May 12, 2015, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and U.S. Bankruptcy Court delivered an unprecedented joint ruling in the multi-jurisdictional