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Jackson Lewis P.C.
Today, the Supreme Court handed a long-awaited victory to religiously affiliated organizations operating pension plans under ERISA's "church plan" exemption.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
The applicability date for the long-awaited, much-debated Fiduciary Rule (see prior Jackson Lewis coverage here) is now upon us. So what does it mean?
Duane Morris LLP
Under federal and state laws (most or all), employers can have voluntary retirement programs. Of course, there is much litigation on whether and when an employee's decision to retire is truly voluntary.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The first phase of the Department of Labor's ("DOL") new fiduciary rule ("Fiduciary Rule") was implemented on June 9, 2017.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On July 6, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (the "DOL") published a public request for information on the fiduciary rule.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Welcome once again to Proskauer's newly revamped ERISA Newsletter. As a reminder, readers can obtain the information in this Newsletter as it is published on our blog.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Effective June 9, 2017, the Department of Labor expanded the definition of fiduciary (the "Fiduciary Rule") to include any professional, including but not limited to insurance agents...
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
On May 22, 2017, the Secretary of the Department of Labor ("DOL") confirmed that the fiduciary rule and its expanded definition of "fiduciary" will become applicable on June 9, 2017.
Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.
On June 8, 2017, the House of Representatives approved the Financial Choice Act of 2017 (H.R. 10) by a vote of 233 to 186.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In connection with the Department of Labor's ("DOL") fiduciary rule (the "Fiduciary Rule"), key provisions of which became applicable on June 9, 2017, SEC Chair Jay Clayton issued a public statement...
McDermott Will & Emery
Offering employer stock in a 401(k) plan investment line-up can seem like a win-win situation. It can enable employees to become company owners—real...
Miles & Stockbridge
If you've had better things to do, you might only be vaguely aware that the new fiduciary rule becomes effective on June 9, 2017.
Butler Snow LLP
On June 9, 2017, Department of Labor final regulations and related guidance clarifying what it means to be an "investment advice" fiduciary to retirement plans and other specified savings vehicles ...
Miles & Stockbridge
If you've had better things to do, you might only be vaguely aware that the new fiduciary rule becomes effective on June 9, 2017
Littler Mendelson
On June 5, 2017, in a split decision to be published, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held that the plaintiff bears the burden on each element of its ERISA claim for breach of fiduciary duty...
Grant Thornton LLP
Do your partners (or co-owners) want to defer into retirement plans more than $60,000 annually – the current limit for contributions to plans such as 401(k) and profit sharing plans?
Ford & Harrison LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton serves as a reminder to church-affiliated hospitals and other organizations using the ERISA church plan exemption to review the basis for their plans' exemptions and their plan governance structures.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Supreme Court has held unanimously that a 1980 amendment to ERISA means that a pension benefit plan need not be established by a church in order to be exempt from ERISA rules, including most importantly, its funding rules.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Controversy over the decision by U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to go live with the Fiduciary Rule continues.
McDermott Will & Emery
Impacted health systems, and especially their management, should evaluate how best to document and demonstrate their common religious bonds and convictions with the church.
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Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Any size retirement plan can run into serious trouble when sponsors are not careful.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On July 6, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (the "DOL") published a public request for information on the fiduciary rule.
Grant Thornton LLP
Do your partners (or co-owners) want to defer into retirement plans more than $60,000 annually – the current limit for contributions to plans such as 401(k) and profit sharing plans?
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Effective June 9, 2017, the Department of Labor expanded the definition of fiduciary (the "Fiduciary Rule") to include any professional, including but not limited to insurance agents...
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
On May 22, 2017, the Secretary of the Department of Labor ("DOL") confirmed that the fiduciary rule and its expanded definition of "fiduciary" will become applicable on June 9, 2017.
Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.
On June 8, 2017, the House of Representatives approved the Financial Choice Act of 2017 (H.R. 10) by a vote of 233 to 186.
Littler Mendelson
On June 5, 2017, in a split decision to be published, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held that the plaintiff bears the burden on each element of its ERISA claim for breach of fiduciary duty...
McDermott Will & Emery
Offering employer stock in a 401(k) plan investment line-up can seem like a win-win situation. It can enable employees to become company owners—real...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Supreme Court has held unanimously that a 1980 amendment to ERISA means that a pension benefit plan need not be established by a church in order to be exempt from ERISA rules, including most importantly, its funding rules.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In connection with the Department of Labor's ("DOL") fiduciary rule (the "Fiduciary Rule"), key provisions of which became applicable on June 9, 2017, SEC Chair Jay Clayton issued a public statement...
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