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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
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Recently Issued IRS Snapshot Provides Guidance For S Corporation ESOPs
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released an "Issue Snapshot" on preventing the occurrence of a nonallocation year for S corporation
United States
3 May 2019
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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
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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
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U.S. Department Of Labor Releases Association Health Plan Regulations
The final rule does not come without controversy.
United States
29 Jun 2018
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DOL Enters Into 5th Settlement Agreement With An ESOP Trustee – And It Looks Familiar
The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a fifth settlement agreement with the trustee of an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP).
United States
15 May 2018
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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
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DOL Enters Into Another Settlement Agreement With ESOP Trustee
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) closed out 2017 by entering into yet another settlement agreement with the trustee of an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP).
United States
2 Mar 2018
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Key Considerations For Employers That Receive A Letter 226-J From The IRS
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has started issuing the first wave of Letters 226-J informing applicable large employers (i.e., those employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees)...
United States
21 Dec 2017
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Further ESOP Transaction Guidance Set Forth In Latest DOL Settlement Agreement
On the heels of a recent settlement agreement with an institutional ESOP trustee, the U.S. DOL and individual trustee James F. Joyner III entered into a settlement agreement filed on Sept. 29, 2017...
United States
17 Oct 2017
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DOL Settlement Agreement Provides ESOP Transaction Guidance
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and First Bankers Trust Services Inc. (FBTS) have entered into a settlement agreement filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York...
United States
4 Oct 2017
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Passed House AHCA Bill Contains Numerous Provisions Affecting Employers
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) to partially repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
United States
17 May 2017
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House ACA Bill Contains Numerous Provisions Affecting Employers
The House Committee on Ways and Means and the House Energy and Commerce Committee released proposed legislation on March 6, 2017, to partially repeal and replace parts of the ACA...
United States
17 Mar 2017
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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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IRS Issues Supplemental Guidance On Deferred Compensation Plans
The IRS has published its long-awaited proposed rules on nonqualified deferred compensation plans under Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (Section 409A).
United States
1 Jul 2016
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Affordable Care Act: Understanding Employer Notices From the Marketplaces
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) established Health Insurance Marketplaces (also called Exchanges) where individuals can shop and enroll in health coverage.
United States
23 May 2016
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Fifth Circuit Decision Includes Important Holdings For ESOP Fiduciaries
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the holdings of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi on numerous issues involving the sale of closely held stock from a company's owner to the company's employee stock ownership plan.
United States
16 May 2016
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DOL Announces in Final Fiduciary Rule That Additional ESOP Guidance Is Forthcoming
The DOL also stated that there could be a benefit from the imposition of fiduciary standards on appraisers valuing assets in connection with investment transactions.
United States
11 Apr 2016
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DOL Releases Final Fiduciary Investment Adviser Regulations
The DOL also will finalize amendments to PTE 84-24 to provide relief to insurance agents and brokers and insurance companies in connection with advice regarding fixed rate annuity contracts.
United States
11 Apr 2016
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Employer-Sponsored Health Plans Should Get Ready For HIPAA Audits
Covered entities and business associates should take steps to prepare in case they are audited.
United States
1 Apr 2016
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