Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Breach of Duties to UK Pension Fund Participants

The London High Court of Justice Chancery Division ruled that IBM breached its contractual duties to UK pension fund participants in the way it implemented a restructuring of its arrangements in 2009. The court found that the way in which IBM announced, consulted, and implemented the changes (in a process called “Project Waltz”) was in breach of its duty of good faith to its employees, and that IBM also breached its implied contractual duty of trust and confidence of its employees.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Judgment
Contractors Involved Penalty
IBM Corporation $0
Further Information Released
High Court Judgment 4/4/2014
Lawsuit Summary 4/4/2014

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database