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Ninth Circuit Issues Decision On Multiemployer Plan Obligations
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently issued a decision in Carpenters Pension Trust Fund v. Moxley, No. 11-16133, holding that withdrawal liability is a debt that can be discharged in bankruptcy.
United States
27 Aug 2013
DOL Proposes Amendments To Abandoned Plan Program
The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) is proposing to allow bankruptcy trustees to take advantage of the agency’s Abandoned Plan Program regulations under ERISA to terminate, wind up, and distribute retirement plan benefits to former employees of bankrupt companies.
United States
31 Dec 2012
Sixth Circuit Affirms That Severance Is Not "Wages" Subject To FICA, Creating Circuit Split
In "United States v. Quality Stores, Inc.", the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court ruling that severance payments were not wages.
United States
12 Sep 2012
Municipalities Can Void Public Employee Union Contracts Through Bankruptcy
In a case of first impression that could have far-reaching implications, a bankruptcy judge in California recently determined that municipalities that file petitions under Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code (reorganization for municipalities) can reject existing collective bargaining agreements with public employee unions.
United States
30 Mar 2009
The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act Of 2008 Extensively Regulates Executive Compensation, But Leaves Many Unanswered Questions
The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (the "Act"), signed into law by President Bush on October 3, 2008, contains several provisions affecting executive compensation.
United States
9 Oct 2008
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