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Central Falls Retirees V. Bondholders: Assessing Fear Of Contagion In Chapter 9 Proceedings, Maria Hylton Oct 2013

Central Falls Retirees V. Bondholders: Assessing Fear Of Contagion In Chapter 9 Proceedings, Maria Hylton

Faculty Scholarship

Modern Chapter 9 litigation has been characterized by extraordinary protections for municipal bondholders, and Central Falls is no exception. Although not well understood by politicians, fear of contagion has encouraged the adoption of legal arrangements that have limited the bankruptcy courts’ ability to include bondholders in the cost of restructuring municipal debt. This preference for bondholders (and, by extension, their insurers) has meant increased misery for taxpayers and retirees. Given that all of these actors appear to have been complicit to some degree in the creation and maintenance of the fiscally imprudent conditions that triggered bankruptcy and that evidence of ...


Public Policy And Consumer Disclosure For The Income Annuity Market, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. 795 (2013), Kelli Hueler, Paula Hogan, Anna Rappaport Jan 2013

Public Policy And Consumer Disclosure For The Income Annuity Market, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. 795 (2013), Kelli Hueler, Paula Hogan, Anna Rappaport

The John Marshall Law Review

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Promises To Keep: Ensuring The Payment Of Americans' Pension Benefits In The Wake Of The Great Recession, Kenneth G. Dau-Schmidt Jan 2013

Promises To Keep: Ensuring The Payment Of Americans' Pension Benefits In The Wake Of The Great Recession, Kenneth G. Dau-Schmidt

Articles by Maurer Faculty

In this essay, I examine the problem of designing a pension plan within the context of our larger public policy of encouraging workers to save for retirement. I discuss the various problems and risks inherent in encouraging workers to adequately save for retirement, invest those assets efficiently, and ensure the planned level of retirement consumption for the remainder of their lives. I also discuss the three major types of pension plans in the American retirement system, defined benefit, defined contribution, and hybrid, and assess how well each of these types of plans deals with the problems encountered in designing a ...


The 11th Annual Employee Benefits Symposium: America's Retirement Crisis: What Can Be Done, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. Xxiii (2013), Kathryn J. Kennedy Jan 2013

The 11th Annual Employee Benefits Symposium: America's Retirement Crisis: What Can Be Done, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. Xxiii (2013), Kathryn J. Kennedy

The John Marshall Law Review

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The Tracker Plan: A Controlled Risk Defined Contribution Retirement Program, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. 681 (2013), Rowland Davis Jan 2013

The Tracker Plan: A Controlled Risk Defined Contribution Retirement Program, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. 681 (2013), Rowland Davis

The John Marshall Law Review

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Addressing The Challenges Women Face In Retirement: Improving Social Security, Pensions, And Ssi, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. 749 (2013), Joan Entmacher, Amy Matsui Jan 2013

Addressing The Challenges Women Face In Retirement: Improving Social Security, Pensions, And Ssi, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. 749 (2013), Joan Entmacher, Amy Matsui

The John Marshall Law Review

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Longevity Insurance: Strengthening Social Security For Older Retirees, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. 843 (2013), John A. Turner Jan 2013

Longevity Insurance: Strengthening Social Security For Older Retirees, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. 843 (2013), John A. Turner

The John Marshall Law Review

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The "Crisis" In Retirement Security: Social Security Is The Answer, Not The Problem, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. 719 (2013), Martha Holstein, Kristen Pavle Jan 2013

The "Crisis" In Retirement Security: Social Security Is The Answer, Not The Problem, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. 719 (2013), Martha Holstein, Kristen Pavle

The John Marshall Law Review

No abstract provided.