Shutting the Back Door
- Brazil's closed pension funds losing hope for exemption. Ciampi, Thomas V. // Pensions & Investments;12/10/2001, Vol. 29 Issue 25, p16
Reports the developments related to tax-immunity cases in Brasilia, Brazil. Need for a change in the provisional measures on pension funds; Lack of interest by the government in a savings culture; Application of the 20 percent income tax on nominal returns.
- At Press Time. // Investment Management Weekly;9/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 36, p1
Reports on a lawsuit filed by Pennsylvania Auditor General Robert Casey against the state's Public School Employees' Retirement System and State Employees' Retirement System at the Pennsylvania State Commonwealth Court as of September 2003. Reason for filing the suit.
- Citi Settles with NYC Over Lending Loss. Kentouris, Chris // Securities Industry News;7/26/2004, Vol. 16 Issue 26, p8
Reports that Citigroup has agreed to reimburse public pension funds in New York City for losses in their securities lending program. Defendants, other than Citigroup, to lawsuits filed by the city regarding its pension funds; Background of the Citigroup case; Impact of the settlement on Citigroup.
- Public Funds Fail to File Class Action Suits. Lewis, Jakema // Investment Management Weekly;3/22/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p3
Discusses the failure of public pension funds to file class action suits as means to recoup losses. Statistics on class action claims from 1992 to 2003; Probable reasons of funding institutions for not filing the claims; Discussion on various aspects of filing claims.
- LABOR--STANDING TO COMPEL ARBITRATION AFTER DECERTIFICATION--PENSION FUND. // Arbitration Journal;Sep72, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p195
This article discusses the courts decision in case of International Union of United Brewery, Flour, Cereal, Soft Drink and Distillery Workers of America v. Stegmaier Brewing Company. In 1970 the plaintiff union lost a certification election to Teamsters Local 102, which entered an agreement...
- There is Something to See In Diplomat Investment. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;9/23/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 13, p96
Editorial. Focuses on the lawsuit of the U.S. Department of Labor on the removal of five labor and management trustees of the Plumbers and Pipefitters National Pension Fund in Florida. Implication of the lawsuit on the construction costs of the resort project; Effect of the actions on the...
- Three Calif. Pension Funds File Suit Against WorldCom and Underwriters. Finestone, Deborah // Bond Buyer;7/18/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31430, p4
Reports on the lawsuit filed by several California public pension funds against WorldCom Inc. executives and underwriters in the Superior Court of Los Angeles, California. Aim of the lawsuit; Assets of public pension funds; Reliance of investors and large funds on underwriters.
- SOUTH AFRICANS DEMAND PENSION RIGHTS FOR GAYS. // Bay Windows;9/13/2001, pN.PAG
Reports on the case filed by the South Africa Lesbian and Gay Equality Project against South Africa Finance Minister Trevor Manuel and the state pension funds in 2001 over pension rights for gays.
- Movement on arbitrators' awards. Densham, Will; Bradford, Katie // Estates Gazette;3/13/2004, Issue 411, p130
Discusses several issues on arbitrator's awards in rent reviews in England. Significance of the Arbitration Act 1996; Information on the case Checkpoint Ltd. versus Strathclyde Pension Fund in 2003; Liability of arbitrators to appear in court.