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Corporate Insolvency: Pension Rights

Author: David Pollard

ISBN: 9781784514716

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Edition: 6th

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

Law As Stated At: 13 November 2016

Corporate Insolvency: Pension Rights

Corporate Insolvency: Pension Rights

Corporate Insolvency: Pension Rights is the only book of its kind to successfully bridge the gap between the two distinct disciplines of pensions law and corporate insolvency law by drawing out the legal principles applicable where the different legal regimes interact.

Providing in-depth analysis and drawing together legislation, case law, analysis and comment Corporate Insolvency: Pension Rights focuses on the application of the rules relating to corporate insolvency and how they impact on pensions. It explains the detailed elements of this specialist field of law and practice, providing a useful base on which to answer questions that are likely to arise.

Coverage includes: the Supreme Court decision in Nortel and its impact on recovery under TPR's moral hazard powers; limits on the amount of contribution notices: Re Storm Funding; issues on s75 debts: MNRPF v Stena; cases on TPR's moral hazard powers; and surpluses on winding up: UC Rusal Alumina v Miller.

Why you should read this book

If you work as a pensions practitioner, corporate insolvency practitioner or accountant, you will find the up-to-date case law and practical analysis in Corporate Insolvency: Pension Rights an essential aid to your work.

About the author

David Pollard is a solicitor and a consultant with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. A former Chair of the Association of Pension Lawyers (APL), he was for 25 years a partner in Freshfields specialising in pensions, employment and insolvency law. He advised companies on issues ranging from the setting up and funding of pension schemes to the impact of corporate insolvencies and transactions. He also acted for trustees, advising them generally, including on restructurings, funding, company proposals, disputes, and queries from pension scheme members. He has twice (1998 and 2015) been awarded the Wallace Medal by the APL for excellence in communicating pension issues.