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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


Deemed trusts in the context of bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • October 16 2015

In 2009, Grant Forest Products Inc. (GFPI) and related companies (collectively, Applicants) sought protection under the Companies’ Creditors


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


Horton v Henry 2014 pensions and bankruptcy appeal allowed
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2015

Of general interest is the appeal in the case of Horton v Henry, on which we reported in our January 2015 update. In Horton, the High Court declined


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


Horton v Henry: the impact on a trustee in bankruptcy’s power to exercise options on behalf of the bankrupt
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 13 2015

Raithatha v Williamson extended the scope of an Income Payment Order (IPO) to include a personal pension entitlement which a bankrupt was entitled to


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


Supreme Court decides Olympic Airlines did not have an establishment in the UK
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 6 2015

An "establishment" requires business and business activity to be carried out involving dealings with third parties and not simply acts of internal


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


Pension Protection Fund settles moral hazard claim with Russian companies
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 18 2015

Carrington Wire Defined Benefit Pension Scheme was set up for the benefit of the employees of Carrington Wire Limited; a Yorkshire based company