• Will the Dashed Hopes of ASW Pensioners Lead to an Increase in the PPF Levy?
  • August 9, 2006
  • Law Firm: DLA Piper US LLP - Washington Office
  • On 13 July the Advocate General delivered her opinion in the case of C M Robins and Others v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. If the opinion is followed by the European Court of Justice (as is expected to be the case, though perhaps with some alteration of detail) it could dash the last hopes of compensation for Allied Steel and Wire pensioners, and could also have far-reaching implications for the Pension Protection Fund.