Supreme Court:

  • Bloom v The Pensions Regulator – heard on 14 May 2013 (judgment awaited)

This case relates to the priority of moral hazard power claims made by the Pensions regulator, but only issued after the target enters administration or liquidation. The Court of Appeal held that such claims had a ‘super priority’ as insolvency expenses.

Court of Appeal:

  • Procter & Gamble v SCA – due to be heard on 9 or 10 July 2013

This case relates to the extent to which pension liabilities transfer under Tupe. The High Court had limited the liabilities which transferred.

High Court:

  • IBM v Dalgleish – a six week hearing before Mr Justice Warren took place during February and March.

This case looks at the extent of the implied mutual duty of trust and confidence owed by the employer.