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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


Restructuring
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 9 2015

As discussed in our May 15, 2015 Blakes Press Release: Historic Trial and Landmark Decision in Allocation of Nortel Estate: Significant Victory for


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


Québec court: DIP lender has priority over pension plan deficit
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2012

In April 2011, the Ontario Court of Appeal rendered a unanimous judgment in Re Indalex Limited which ordered that the amount the debtor was required to contribute towards its pension plan wind up deficiency be paid in higher priority to repayments to its DIP lender


UK Supreme Court finds certain pension liabilities are not entitled to priority treatment, in Nortel and Lehman decisions
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2013

In the matter of the Nortel Companies, the UK Supreme Court found that pension liabilities attributed to a company that arose prior to the


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


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


Can a bankrupt's pension pot be used to pay creditors? The search for clarity in New Zealand and the UK
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

How does the objective of achieving payment for creditors in insolvency interact with the objectives of pension legislation, which seeks to ensure


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


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