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Trivial commutation of pension benefits - new rules

United Kingdom - September 1 2009 Many schemes find the current rules about commutation of small "trivial" pensions restrictive.

Lesley Browning

Horton v Henry [2014] – pensions and bankruptcy – appeal allowed

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…

Lesley Browning, Lesley Harrold

Claims against financial advisers - Shore v Sedgwick Financial Services Limited

United Kingdom - August 26 2009 This decision will be of interest to those involved in claims against financial advisers several years after the advice in question was provided.

Lesley Browning

Unincorporated association obtains order for winding-up on prospect of entering PPF - Construction Confederation case

United Kingdom - February 22 2010 In the case of In the matter of Construction Confederation and In the matter of the Insolvency Act 1986 [2009] EWHC 3551 (Ch), the trustees of the Construction Confederation Staff Pension Scheme have obtained an order for winding up of the sponsoring employer, an unincorporated association.

Lesley Browning

Horton v Henry [2014] - High Court contradicts earlier case by ruling bankrupt cannot be required to draw pension to pay creditors

United Kingdom - January 26 2015 Declining to follow a 2012 decision, the High Court has ruled that a bankrupt's unexercised rights to draw his pension did not represent income to…

Lesley Browning, Lesley Harrold