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Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The rule will take partial effect on June 9, with brokers and insurance agents not falling under certain aspects of the regulation until Jan. 1, 2018.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Through an editorial in the Wall Street Journal on May 23, 2017, Department of Labor Secretary Acosta announced that DOL will let the fiduciary rule become applicable on June 9 on a transition basis.
Proskauer Rose LLP
A lot has been written over the last few months about what to do now that the IRS has closed its determination letter program for ongoing individually designed tax-qualified retirement plans.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The First Circuit concluded that, pursuant to the applicable collective bargaining agreement, it was for an arbitrator, not the court, to decide whether the union's claim that the employer failed to properly fund a defined benefit pension plan was preempted by ERISA.
Womble Carlyle
We first began writing about the DOL Fiduciary Rule two years ago. Since then, the status of adoption of the Rule has been uncertain, even could be characterized as a roller coaster ride.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) final rule significantly expanding when a person is considered to be a fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA)...
Ropes & Gray LLP
On May 22, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (the "DOL") released a new set of FAQs confirming that the compliance date for the fiduciary rule will remain June 9, 2017 (with compliance required...
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Consistent with prior guidance, on April 4, 2017, the Department of Labor ("DOL") officially announced that it would extend for 60 days the applicability date of the fiduciary rule published on April 8, 2016
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
On May 23, 2017 the Wall Street Journal published a letter by Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta in connection with the Department of Labor's new "investment advice" fiduciary rule (the "Fiduciary Rule") under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended ("ERISA") affecting accounts subject to ERISA ..
Proskauer Rose LLP
In three decisions issued on the same day, the Sixth Circuit held that Meritor retirees were not entitled to lifetime health benefits, while retirees at Kelsey-Hayes and CNH Industries were entitled to contractually vested health benefits.
McDermott Will & Emery
Earlier this year, the IRS released proposed regulations which permit employers to use forfeitures to fund safe harbor contributions, QNECs and QMACs.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
IRAs and employer-provided retirement plans are designed to promote long term retirement savings.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In an opinion that may result in increasingly complex ERISA benefits litigation, the Eighth Circuit has allowed a breach of fiduciary duty claim premised on alleged faulty claims handling practices to proceed in conjunction with a claim for benefits.
Holland & Knight
Last month, the U.S. CAFC affirmed a decision of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims upholding and NASA's denial of a claim in the amount of about $2 million for reimbursement pension withdrawal liability costs.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Do you have employees who will soon reach retirement age?
Littler Mendelson
Despite these final rules, OregonSaves' future still remains uncertain due to the Trump administration's likely rollback of state savings arrangements.
McDermott Will & Emery
With approximately 68 million US employees without access to a retirement savings plan through an employer, there has been increased movement by states to sponsor retirement type...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The case is Barton v. Constellium Rolled Prods.-Ravenswood, LLC, No. 16-1103, 2017 WL 1078540
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
President Donald J. Trump signed H.J. Res. 67, a joint resolution nullifying a Department of Labor ("DOL") rule that created a "safe harbor" from ERISA regulations for local government-run IRAs...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On April 4, 2017, the Department of Labor issued a final rule delaying the applicability date of its "fiduciary rule" and related exemptions to June 9, 2017.
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McDermott Will & Emery
Earlier this year, the IRS released proposed regulations which permit employers to use forfeitures to fund safe harbor contributions, QNECs and QMACs.
Holland & Knight
Last month, the U.S. CAFC affirmed a decision of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims upholding and NASA's denial of a claim in the amount of about $2 million for reimbursement pension withdrawal liability costs.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On April 4, 2017, the Department of Labor issued a final rule delaying the applicability date of its "fiduciary rule" and related exemptions to June 9, 2017.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
President Donald J. Trump signed H.J. Res. 67, a joint resolution nullifying a Department of Labor ("DOL") rule that created a "safe harbor" from ERISA regulations for local government-run IRAs...
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Do you have employees who will soon reach retirement age?
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In an opinion that may result in increasingly complex ERISA benefits litigation, the Eighth Circuit has allowed a breach of fiduciary duty claim premised on alleged faulty claims handling practices to proceed in conjunction with a claim for benefits.
Littler Mendelson
Despite these final rules, OregonSaves' future still remains uncertain due to the Trump administration's likely rollback of state savings arrangements.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
IRAs and employer-provided retirement plans are designed to promote long term retirement savings.
McDermott Will & Emery
With approximately 68 million US employees without access to a retirement savings plan through an employer, there has been increased movement by states to sponsor retirement type...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The case is Barton v. Constellium Rolled Prods.-Ravenswood, LLC, No. 16-1103, 2017 WL 1078540
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