Corporate Insolvency: Employment and Pension Rights is the only book of its kind to successfully bridge the gap between the three distinct disciplines of pensions, employment and corporate insolvency law by drawing out the legal principles applicable where the different legal regimes interact.
How this book can help you in your work
Through a mix of legislation, case law, analysis and comment, this well-regarded text will give you all the information you need to answer your clients' questions.
It outlines the legal principles applicable where the three regimes interact, with a particular focus on the application of the rules relating to corporate insolvency and how they impact on employees and their pension rights. For example:
- How is the position of employees affected by the appointment of an insolvency practitioner over their employing company?
- Who is liable, and what priority is given to past or future claims?
Updates for the 6th edition include
· The changes to expenses and provable debts following the Supreme Court decision in Nortel
· Changes to Tupe in 2014
· Who is a “worker”: Clyde & Co v Bates van Winkelhof
· Caselaw on Tupe and dismissals, including: Crystal Palace FC Ltd v Kavanagh
· New employment tribunal fees and penalties
· Changes to preferential debts
· 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
· Surpluses on winding up: UC Rusal Alumina v Miller
Why you should read this book
Corporate Insolvency: Employment and Pension Rights is cited in many works focusing on the employment, pensions and insolvency fields. If you work as an employment practitioner, pensions practitioner, corporate insolvency practitioner or accountant, you will find its up-to-date case law and practical analysis an essential aid to your work.