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BakerHostetler
With the Supreme Court's Epic Systems decision laying to rest many of the primary arguments used to avoid arbitration ...
Holland & Knight
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio has ruled that the arbitration provision of an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) does not apply to the plaintiff's class representative
Littler Mendelson
In the past two years, more than 16 prominent colleges and universities across the country have been targeted by class action lawsuits filed under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC Office of Investor Education and Advocacy ("OIEA") warned investors of risks associated with "self-directed" individual retirement accounts ("SD-IRAs").
McDermott Will & Emery
The Internal Revenue Service recently released final regulations confirming that employers can use plan forfeitures to fund qualified non-elective contributions (QNECs)
Jones Day
This review in Pennsylvania comes at a time when public pension plans across the country are facing substantial unfunded liabilities.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Fifth Circuit agreed that a participant in Idearc's 401(k) plan failed to plausibly plead that the plan fiduciary's failure to act on publicly available information about Idearc amounted to a breach of fiduciary duty...
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Anyone administering a retirement plan quickly realizes that it can be a daunting task.
Holland & Knight
Holland & Knight recently published an alert regarding how the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis may affect employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs).
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
On June 21, 2018, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals formally vacated the Department of Labor's Fiduciary Rule, including the Best Interest Contract and Principal Transactions Exemptions, effective immediately.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Second Circuit determined that a district court erred when it denied an attorney fee award to an ERISA plaintiff who had sought benefits from a plan.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Many employers had long assumed that they could fund contributions to qualified plans made to avoid violating nondiscrimination rules from employee forfeiture accounts.
McDermott Will & Emery
ERISA broadly preempts state laws that "relate to" ERISA-governed employee benefit plans to ensure a uniform federal regulatory scheme and to relieve ERISA plans from the burdens...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
OFCCP Director to Step Down. Earlier today, reports surfaced that the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Ondray Harris, would be stepping down from the role at the end of this week.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Ninth Circuit declined to enforce an agreement to arbitrate ERISA Section 502(a)(2) claims, but did not rule out enforcement in other ERISA claim contexts.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
We have written before on our experience, generally, with the 4 main areas of successor liability that can arise in asset acquisitions in the U.S
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Ninth Circuit held that employees' agreements to arbitrate all claims the employees may have did not extend to claims brought on behalf of two ERISA plans under ERISA § 502(a)(2).
McDermott Will & Emery
A federal judge in Rhode Island recently permitted several claims against Brown University to proceed in a lawsuit alleging that the university and its fiduciaries breached their fiduciary duties...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Earlier today, President Trump signed an executive order which aims to bolster vocational training, creates a national council for American workers, and establishes a workforce policy advisory board...
Littler Mendelson
The U.S. Supreme Court closed out its most recent term, which began in October 2017, with a number of high-profile and ground-breaking decisions.
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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC Office of Investor Education and Advocacy ("OIEA") warned investors of risks associated with "self-directed" individual retirement accounts ("SD-IRAs").
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Fifth Circuit agreed that a participant in Idearc's 401(k) plan failed to plausibly plead that the plan fiduciary's failure to act on publicly available information about Idearc amounted to a breach of fiduciary duty...
Arnold & Porter
On June 21, 2018, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a mandate that gives effect to its March 15, 2018 opinion vacating the DOLs fiduciary rule ...
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
On June 21, 2018, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals formally vacated the Department of Labor's Fiduciary Rule, including the Best Interest Contract and Principal Transactions Exemptions, effective immediately.
Holland & Knight
Holland & Knight recently published an alert regarding how the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis may affect employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs).
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Ninth Circuit declined to enforce an agreement to arbitrate ERISA Section 502(a)(2) claims, but did not rule out enforcement in other ERISA claim contexts.
Arnold & Porter
In Patel v. Zillow, Inc., the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois dismissed a class action under the Illinois Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act ...
McDermott Will & Emery
ERISA broadly preempts state laws that "relate to" ERISA-governed employee benefit plans to ensure a uniform federal regulatory scheme and to relieve ERISA plans from the burdens...
McDermott Will & Emery
A federal judge in Rhode Island recently permitted several claims against Brown University to proceed in a lawsuit alleging that the university and its fiduciaries breached their fiduciary duties...
Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP
Last month, the Supreme Court added BNSF v. Loos to the October term, scheduling a resolution to the issue of whether a railroad's payment to an employee for time lost from work is subject...
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