‘These appeals raise important and difficult questions posed by the impact of legislation for the protection of pension funds upon companies which are undergoing an insolvency process.’
Laws, Lloyd, Rimer LJJ
 EWCA Civ 1124,  BCC 83,  1 BCLC 248,  BCLC 248,  1 All ER 1455,  Bus LR 818,  Pens LR 397
Insolvency Rules 1986, Pensions Act 2004 43, Insolvency Act 1986
England and Wales
Appeal from – Bloom and Others v The Pensions Regulator (Nortel, Re) ChD 10-Dec-2010
Applications for directions by the administrators of twenty companies in two groups, all raising the same common questions as to the effect of the Financial Support Direction regime created by the Pensions Act 2004 upon companies in administration . .
Appeal from – In re Nortel Companies and Others SC 24-Jul-2013
The court was asked as to the interrelationship of the statutory schemes relating to the protection of employees’ pensions and to corporate insolvency.
Held: Liabilities which arose from financial support directions or contribution notices . .
These lists may be incomplete.
Updated: 16 March 2021; Ref: scu.445631