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Ninth Circuit Decisions Overrule 35-Year Precedent In ERISA Arbitration Disputes
In a pair of opinions issued on Aug. 20, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit expressly overruled its 35-year precedent that Employee Retirement Income Security Act disputes were not arbitrable.
United States
29 Aug 2019
Eighth Circuit Upholds ESOP Administrator's Decision On Death Benefit Claim
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has affirmed a U.S. District Court's application of deferential standard to the review of an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) ...
United States
6 Sep 2018
District Court: ESOP Arbitration Provision Doesn't Apply To "Cashed-Out" Participant
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
United States
20 Aug 2018
Seventh Circuit Holds That ERISA Does Not Pre-empt Illinois Slayer Statute
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA), pre-empts most state laws.
United States
10 Apr 2018
New ERISA Claims Procedures For Plans Providing Disability Benefits Effective April 1, 2018
Administrators of employee benefit plans governed by ERISA should make sure now that the claims procedures contained in their affected benefit plans comply with new regulations applicable to disability benefits.
United States
15 Mar 2018
Department Of Labor Increases Penalties For Certain ERISA Violations
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published on July 1, 2016, an interim final rule adjusting the civil monetary penalties that it can enforce.
United States
15 Jul 2016
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