Newest ABI Publication Focuses on Pension Issues in Business Bankruptcy

Newest ABI Publication Focuses on Pension Issues in Business Bankruptcy

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February 7, 2007, Alexandria, Va. —The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) has released ABI’s Pension Manual: A Practical Guide to Pension Issues Arising in Business Bankruptcy Cases to help insolvency professionals navigate the challenging terrain of bankruptcy and pension law. This timely book incorporates provisions of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 and the new Pension Protection Act of 2006 to help professionals understand the new rules regarding the treatment of pensions in corporate bankruptcy proceedings.

Authored by a team of experts, the Manual also looks at legacy issues related to he Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) that sets minimum standards for most voluntarily established pension and health plans in private industry to provide protection for individuals in these plans.

The 354-page softbound manual is available for purchase at ABI’s Online Bookstore. Click here to order. 


ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes more than 11,500 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on ABI, visit For additional conference information, visit