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Lessons from Nortel: what do the recent allocation decisions mean?
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 28 2015

Around 33,000 UK-based pensioners of the Nortel group look set to receive a greater share of the group’s $7bn worldwide assets, following a joint

Illinois and New Jersey pension decisions: implications for bondholders
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

Two important and very different decisions regarding public pensions were recently issued by the Supreme Court of Illinois and the Supreme Court of

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

California bankruptcy judge rules that state law does not protect pension fund from municipal bankruptcies
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2014

On October 1, a bankruptcy judge ruled that the pension agreement between Stockton, California and Calpers, California's massive state-run pension

Bankruptcy court decides that the Bankruptcy Code preempts California state pension laws
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2015

In a February 4, 2015 opinion, the bankruptcy judge presiding over Stockton, California's Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy case approved Stockton's

Horton v Henry has the position with pensions and bankruptcy been turned on its head again ?
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • 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

Government supported litigation funding for liquidators. Recent changes to the Fair Entitlements Guarantee scheme
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • July 31 2015

The Fair Entitlements Guarantee Act 2012 (Cth) requires the Commonwealth Government to pay outstanding superannuation, annual leave, redundancy and

Bankruptcy and pension rights following Horton v Henry - a fairytale ending?
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2015

In a challenging economy bankruptcy increasingly stands accused of constituting a mechanism for debtors to escape their responsibilities at their

New Government legislation programme: industry & sector specific breakdown- SpringSummer 2015
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • January 16 2015

The Irish Government has published its legislation programme for the SpringSummer 2015 parliamentary session. There are 32 Bills which are currently

Lehmans: Pensions Regulator FSD proceedings settled
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • 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