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McDermott Will & Emery
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) conduct different types of benefit plan audits, such as retirement plans and health and welfare plans, and for various reasons.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The IRS has announced that 401(k) and similar retirement plans may make hardship and loan distributions to victims of Hurricane Harvey and members of their family who live and work in the disaster areas...
Morgan Lewis
The US Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed to delay the applicability of additional conditions of the Best Interest Contract (BIC) exemption, PrT exemption, and PTE 84-24 from January 1, 2018 to July 1, 2019.
Carlton Fields
With respect to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, this article is current through September 13, 2017, the date on which the IRS issued Announcement 2017-13.
Fisher Phillips LLP
This list of frequently asked questions was originally prepared by the law firm of Fisher Phillips in 2005, in response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.
Fisher Phillips LLP
A federal appeals court has handed multiemployer pension plans a blank check to assess increased withdrawal liability against employers exiting a plan.
Poyner Spruill LLP
The end of the year is rapidly approaching! To avoid costly penalties that can arise from inadvertent errors in the year-end rush, plan sponsors should begin talking with their service providers now about what must be done by year-end.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On August 31, 2017, the DOL published a proposal to defer full implementation of the Fiduciary Rule until July 1, 2019.
K&L Gates
On Thursday, August 31, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) published its proposal[1] to extend the "Transition Period"[2] for the Best Interest Contract (BIC) Exemption[3] and Principal Transaction Exemption[4]...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On August 30, 2017, the Department of Labor ("DOL") officially proposed delaying the applicability date of exemptions to its fiduciary rule until July 1, 2019.
K&L Gates
Americans are facing a retirement crisis. The foundation for building a secure retirement—Social Security, employer-provided pensions, and personal savings—has been weakened because ...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The Department of Labor ("DOL") announced that it officially proposed delaying the effective date of the portions of its new fiduciary rule (the "Rule") to give it more time to consider possible changes to the Rule.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Relief is available where the ERISA plan or IRA invests using an independent
Ropes & Gray LLP
On August 31, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor published proposed amendments to the Best Interest Contract Exemption and other exemptions that would delay the applicability date of many of the requirements for fiduciaries ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 16, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announced the filing of a lawsuit against two pension advance companies alleged to have preyed on veterans and senior citizens...
K&L Gates
The DOL's fiduciary rule re-defines when a party is acting as a "fiduciary" under ERISA as a result of providing investment advice to a retirement plan and has the effect of greatly expanding...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
In one of the recent opinions rendered by the United States Supreme Court, it was found that pension plans maintained by religiously affiliated pension plan committees were exempt...
Barnes & Thornburg
Some 114 multiemployer pension funds are on track to fail within the next 20 years, according to a report published this week by Cheiron, Inc., an actuarial consulting firm.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A district court in New York has held that a plaintiff cannot assert claims against a plan in which she did not participate and cannot assert claims of fiduciary breach without plausible allegations of wrongdoing.
K&L Gates
The DOL's fiduciary rule re-defines when a party is acting as a "fiduciary" under ERISA as a result of providing investment advice to a retirement plan and has the effect of greatly expanding the types...
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Fisher Phillips LLP
This list of frequently asked questions was originally prepared by the law firm of Fisher Phillips in 2005, in response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.
Orrick
The last ten years have seen a proliferation of high-profile class actions alleging breach of ERISA fiduciary duties of prudence and loyalty against plan fiduciaries.
K&L Gates
Americans are facing a retirement crisis. The foundation for building a secure retirement—Social Security, employer-provided pensions, and personal savings—has been weakened because ...
K&L Gates
The DOL's fiduciary rule re-defines when a party is acting as a "fiduciary" under ERISA as a result of providing investment advice to a retirement plan and has the effect of greatly expanding the types...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 16, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announced the filing of a lawsuit against two pension advance companies alleged to have preyed on veterans and senior citizens...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The Department of Labor ("DOL") announced that it officially proposed delaying the effective date of the portions of its new fiduciary rule (the "Rule") to give it more time to consider possible changes to the Rule.
Womble Carlyle
Although portions of the Department of Labor's Fiduciary Rule went into effect on June 9, it remains under constant attack on multiple fronts – from legislators, industry leaders, and even the Department of Labor itself.
Morgan Lewis
The Department of Labor ties up a few loose ends with FAQS regarding the fiduciary rule.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Relief is available where the ERISA plan or IRA invests using an independent
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A district court in New York has held that a plaintiff cannot assert claims against a plan in which she did not participate and cannot assert claims of fiduciary breach without plausible allegations of wrongdoing.
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