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Horton v Henry: trustees in bankruptcy cannot compel bankrupts to draw their uncrystallised pensions
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • October 13 2016

The Court of Appeal’s decision in Horton v Henry has clarified two conflicting lines of case law, holding that an “income payments order” (sought by

Accessing pension schemes: new case may open door for financial remedy settlements
  • Freeths
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2016

A recent case in the insolvency courts has seen the court considering the possibility of forcing a bankrupt pension holder to draw down funds to be

Creditors v Private Pension Holders - has UK bankruptcy law gone too soft?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2016

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Horton v Henry has highlighted the protection afforded to a bankrupt holding a private pension to the

Court of Appeal upholds High Court decision that pension costs include a section 75 debt in a secondment agreement
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2016

In the May 2015 edition of Pensions Priorities we reported on a case where the High Court found that an agreement dealing with the costs associated

Split Sixth Circuit Dismisses Appeal from Detroit’s Confirmed Plan
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2016

“Equitable mootness” prevented the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit from “unraveling the entire Plan, forcing the City Detroit

Uncrystallised personal pensions safe from creditors
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2016

The Court of Appeal has resolved previously conflicting case law to confirm that a bankrupt cannot be obliged to crystallise his pension benefits in

Further Guidance on Income Payment Orders: Pensions and bankruptcy
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2016

We previously discussed the uncertainty surrounding the treatment of pensions in a bankruptcy which arose from two conflicting high court cases

Horton v Henry - finally a decision on whether a bankrupt can be compelled to draw down a pension
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

Finally a decision on whether a bankrupt can be compelled to draw down a pension: The Court of Appeal has finally handed down its long-awaited

Ochadleus v. City of Detroit, Michigan (In re City of Detroit, Michigan)
  • Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
  • USA
  • October 10 2016

The Sixth Circuit affirms the district court’s dismissal of the pensioners’ challenge to the confirmation order entered in the

Pension rights on Bankruptcy
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 11 2016

In its judgment in Horton v Henry the Court of Appeal has held that where a bankrupt member has acquired a right to draw benefits, but has not yet