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Obligations To Pensioners In An Insolvency: Supreme Court Clarifies The Law

The Supreme Court of Canada overturned the Ontario Court of Appeal today in what is one of the most highly-anticipated cases for the pension and insolvency bars pending before the courts. In Indalex (Re) 2013 SCC 6, the court...more

UPDATE: Court Rejects CalPERS’ Efforts to Lift Stay In San Bernardino Case

In a ruling predicted by the Restructuring Review Blog last month, Judge Meredith A. Jury of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California rejected arguments by CalPERS that the Bankruptcy Court should lift...more

When Is a Workers Comp Claim Not a Workers Comp Claim?

Our preview of the civil cases on the Illinois Supreme Court's November oral argument docket continues with Skokie Castings, Inc. v. Illinois Insurance Guaranty Fund. ...more

Velo Holdings KEIP Approved by SDNY Bankruptcy Court

On June 6, 2012, Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York approved a $2.875 million key employee incentive plan (“KEIP”) in the Velo Holdings bankruptcy cases over the...more

Lumbermens Enters Rehabilitation: What Are the Consequences for Its Policyholders?

Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company and American Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Company (part of the Lumbermens Mutual Group and formerly known as Kemper) (“Lumbermens”), after years of struggling financially under the...more

PBGC Asks Bankruptcy Court to Treat Prior Sale of Interest in Debtor As Prohibited Attempt to Evade ERISA Pension Liability

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) filed an objection on June 14, 2012, in the Delaware bankruptcy court proceedings of RG Steel ("Debtor"), challenging a recent sale by RG Steel's parent entity ("Parent") of a...more

Superior Court of Québec Refuses to Apply Indalex

In April 2011, the Ontario Court of Appeal rendered a unanimous judgment in Re Indalex Limited 1 which ordered that the amount the debtor was required to contribute towards its pension plan wind up deficiency be paid in...more

How Losing Your Job Impacts Your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Yesterday Fox News reported that there was an increase in unemployment in a majority of the states. In this article I want to discuss how losing your job impacts your ability to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. First, one of the...more

Fenwick Employment Brief - August 14, 2009

IN THIS BRIEF: *California Supreme Court Clarifies Workplace Privacy Limits In Video Surveillance Case *Company’s Bankruptcy Does Not Prevent Personal Liability For Wage Violations *News Bites ..PG&E Overtime...more

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Finds That Individual Managers Of A Bankrupt Corporation Can Be Held Liable for Employees' Unpaid...

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held on July 27, 2009 in Boucher v. Shaw that individual managers of a bankrupt corporation can be held liable to the corporation's former employees for unpaid wages under the federal Fair...more

Offset of Non-Estate Property Constitutes Willful Violation of Automatic Stay

In the case of In re Radcliffe , the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana held that a union pension fund violated the automatic stay when it offset pension benefit payments to the debtor against a judgment...more

Does Bankruptcy Discharge Sexual Harassment Debts?

While winning a sexual harassment suit against an employer may provide emotional satisfaction, efforts to collect a monetary judgment may have suffered a setback because of a recent bankruptcy court decision. According to In...more

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