Category Archives: Pensions and Benefit Law

Thomas J. Fitzpatrick IV & Amy B. Monahan, Who’s Afraid of Good Governance? State Fiscal Crises, Public Pension Underfunding, and the Resistance to Governance Reform

Much attention has been paid to the significant underfunding of many state and local employee pension plans, as well as to efforts by states and cities to alleviate that underfunding by modifying the benefits provided to workers. Yet relatively little … Continue reading

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John H. Rains IV, Searching for Fairness in all the Wrong Places: Valuing the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s Unsecured Claim in Bankruptcy

58 Fla. L. Rev. 1107 (2006) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Imagine waking up to this headline: “Major American Corporation Seeks Bankruptcy Protection.” Amid concern over lost jobs, reduced benefits for current employees, dramatic changes in stock prices, protracted … Continue reading

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