“There’s nothing we could have done differently”: KWM China breaks silence on Europe collapse

KWM new European partnership – which consists of 32 partners – has been invited to a partner conference in China in February where they will be told about the new strategy for the global firm following the LLP going into administration this week.

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Ireland: Employer successfully defends mandatory retirement age policy

A mandatory retirement age (MRA) obliges an employee to retire at a particular age. An employer may provide for an MRA explicitly in the employee’s employment contract, or it may be implied into the employment relationship by policy or by custom and practice.

New transfer rules for combatting pension scams

New rules in relation to statutory transfers rules came into force on 30 November 2021 to protect members’ pension savings from being lost as the result of a transfer to a scam arrangement.

Another director goes to jail …

This case isn’t, sadly, that unusual. Failing to comply with enforcement notices served by the HSE (or any other regulatory authority) usually ends badly.

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KWM financials “more mismanaged than BHS”

A leading insolvency practitioner has said KWM’s Europe financials were “more mismanaged than BHS” as even its administrators walked away over fears of not being paid. 10 Jan: AlixPartners pulls out of KWM administration

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