Podcast Location:
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Categories:
Insolvency & Restructuring
Pensions Law
CPD Points:
Up to 1 point. details »

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Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

Regulated by ILEX:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast series aims to ensure that legal practitioners are familiar with how pension rights are treated in a bankrupt’s estate.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the importance of determining how pension rights are treated in a bankruptcy;
  • Be aware of the relevance of the recent pension reforms in this area of law;
  • Know how a bankrupt’s estate is defined under the Insolvency Act 1986;
  • Understand what an Income Payments Order is and how these work;
  • Be aware of how pension rights were treated historically;
  • Know how the cases of Raithatha –v- Williamson and Horton –v- Henry impacted this area of law.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Introduction
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
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In this CPDcast series, Simon Passfield (a Barrister at Guildhall Chambers) and Matt Wiltshire (an Independent Financial Advisor at Niche Chartered Financial Planners) look at the development of how pension rights are treated in a bankrupt’s estate. Simon and Matt focus on how an individual’s pension rights are affected in the event of bankruptcy, looking at the relevant legislation, case law and key legal principles.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 37:39

Date Recorded: 28th May 2015

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