Restructuring and corporate recovery update
We asked lawyers across our restructuring and corporate recovery team to briefly describe how things might develop in this market during 2014.
This is what they said…
Nick Moser, partner in London, said: ‘The UK Pensions Regulator will have more of a bearing on corporate restructurings in 2014 than ever before. The signs are there that the regulator is taking a keener interest in requiring companies to commit to fund shortfalls in their pension schemes by issuing financial support directions. And although the regulator has a patchy track record in enforcing its rights internationally, the increased scrutiny of funding in the UK will lead to opportunities for the regulator to bring claims across borders.’ …
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