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Senators Ask Obama to Clarify Treatment Under ERISA of State IRA Programs
May 21
Unaudited Small 403(b) Plans May Face Unfixed Errors, Penalties, Practitioner Says
May 21
Five Banks Said Granted SEC Waivers; DOL Waiver Process Is Next Hurdle
May 21
GASB Nears Issuing New Rules On Other Post-Employment Benefits
May 21
PBGC Announces Pilot Program For Smaller Asset Managers
May 21
Senate Committee Chairman Takes EEOC To Task for Wellness Program Proposed Rule
May 21
IRS Digs Into Questions on ACA Reporting For Employers in Web Page Update
May 21
EEOC Attorney: Agency Looking to Comments For Proposed Rule on Wellness Programs
May 21
House Subcommittee Chairman Calls For Inspector General to Monitor ACA
May 21
ConAgra Employee Claims Parity Act Breach, Seeks Plan Coverage for Autism Treatment
May 21
Indiana Faith-Based College Must Adhere To Birth Control Accommodation, Court Says
May 21
Court: No Accidental Death Benefits For Law Firm After Partner's Death
May 21
7th Circuit Affirms Death Benefit Denial, Finds Failure to Exhaust Dooms Claim
May 21
View From Proskauer: Tips for Designing Employee Wellness Programs to Incentivize Participation Without Violating the ADA
May 21
Credit Suisse ‘thankyou’ E-Mail to DOL Illuminates Post-Conviction Path
May 20
California Governor Proposes Slashing University Employees' Pensionable-Pay Cap
May 20
Panel Approves Bill Requiring Information On Rules to Be Posted for Six Months
May 20
Family Health-Care Costs Increased 6.3 Percent in 2015, Milliman Finds
May 20
Ex-CBO Chief Says He Always Assumed Subsidies Available on Federal Exchanges
May 20
IBM Workers Bring Class Action Alleging 401(k) Losses, Artificially Inflated Stock
May 20
Third Circuit Affirms Subrogation Dismissal, Finds Exhaustion of Remedies Required
May 20
ERISA Doesn't Preempt Texas Insurance Law Banning Discretionary Clauses, Court Rules
May 20
Lawsuit Accusing Widow of Violating Prenuptial Agreement Sent to State Court
May 20
Court: Bank's Severance Policy Not a Contract
May 20
Court Awards $310K to Multiemployer Funds
May 20
Court Denies Default Judgment in Contributions Case
May 20
Regulatory Watch
May 20
DOL Extends Fiduciary Rule Comment Period In Response to Push by Groups, Lawmakers
May 19
DOL Benefit Plan Audit Quality Study Results Generate Concern, Displeasure From Officials
May 19
Form 5500 Update, Proposed Rules On Lifetime Income Due Soon, Borzi Says
May 19
Defined Contribution Plans Should Be Heedful With Alternative Investments, Consultants Say
May 19
IRS Sets Applicable, Adjusted Federal Interest Rates for June
May 19
IRS Seeks to Extend Benefits-Related ICRs
May 19
High Court Paves Way for 401(k) Litigation, Reverses Trend of Finding Lawsuits Untimely
May 19
Hollister Wins Long-Running Suit Challenging Company Stock Transaction, Per Ninth Circuit
May 19
IRS Rev. Rul. 2015-14 Setting Applicable, Adjusted Federal Rates for June 2015
May 19
IRS Issues Private Letter Rulings Waiving 60-Day Rollover Requirement
May 18
To Align Pay Incentives With Strategy, Consultants Suggest Three-Step Protocol
May 18
Chicago Credit Rating Cut by Fitch, S&P, Joining Moody's in Wake of Pension Ruling
May 18
IRS Posts Draft of Lump-Sum Distributions Form
May 18
“Options” for Early Stage Companies: Designing the Right Stock Option Program
May 18
Citigroup Beats ERISA Stock Class Action; Judge Considers Dudenhoeffer Requirements
May 18
Judge Extends Temporary Restraining Order In $6.5M ESOP Dispute With DirecTV Installer
May 18
Court Reduces REAL VEBA Liability by $80K; Defendants Still Owe $38M for ERISA Breach
May 18
Boeing Workers Move Forward in ERISA Suit Challenging Pension Misrepresentations
May 18
Week Beginning May 11, 2015
May 18
PLR 201520014 - Section 408 - Individual Retirement Accounts
May 18
PLR 201519040 - Section 408 - Individual Retirement Accounts
May 18
PLR 201519041 - Section 408 - Individual Retirement Accounts
May 18
PLR 201519042 - Section 408 - Individual Retirement Accounts
May 18
PLR 201519043 - Section 408 - Individual Retirement Accounts
May 18
MEETINGS
May 18
PBGC Rates
May 18
Survey Roundup
May 18
EPCRS Overpayments Guidance Demystifies Process, More to Come, IRS Official Says
May 15
Benefit Suspension Guidance Needs Plan Participant Protections, Senators Say
May 15
Bipartisan Bill Aims to Give Participants Projection of 401(k) as Monthly Income
May 15
Pennsylvania Senate Passes Pension Bill To Address $53 Billion in Unfunded Liabilities
May 15
Concerns About Cadillac Tax Growing, Employers Taking Action, ACA Survey Finds
May 15
Decision to Adopt Private Health Exchanges Depends on More Than Money, Panelists Say
May 15
Glitches on ACA Reporting Form to Disappear, Official Says, but Other Challenges May Arise
May 15
Lifetime Coverage Limit Ban Doesn't Apply To Retiree-Only Health Plans, Court Rules
May 15
GM Excused From Making $450M Payment To Delphi Retirees, Per Sixth Circuit Ruling
May 15
MetLife Exec Not Entitled to Pension Bump After $2.5M Arbitration Award, 2nd Cir. Rules
May 15
6th Cir. Vacates Denial of Disability Benefits, Finds Medical File Review Arbitrary
May 15
Labor Department Goes After Puerto Rico Plan
May 15
As Pension Recoupment Grows, Advocates For Pensioners Offer Advice to Agencies
May 14
CEOs Made 373 Times Average Worker Pay In 2014, Annual AFL-CIO Analysis Finds
May 14
Sen. Alexander Begins Investigation Into Agencies' Use of Regulatory Guidance
May 14
House Passes Tax Break for Public Safety Officers
May 14
Court OKs $90M Settlement With Boeing Involving Former Employees' ERISA Claims
May 14
Central States Loses Yet Another Lawsuit Seeking Reimbursement From Insurers
May 14
Illinois Supreme Court's Pension Ruling Leaves Lawmakers With Few Options
May 14
3rd Cir. Vacates Worker Classification Case, Remands for Application of N.J. Law
May 14
Hatch Presses for ‘Starter' 401(k) Accounts In Tax Working Group Recommendations
May 13
SEC's Gallagher Said to Resign As Commissioner After Four Years
May 13
Chicago Credit Rating Cut to Junk By Moody's in Wake of Pension Ruling
May 13
IRS Updates Weighted Average Rates, Yield Curves, Segment Rates for May
May 13
Kentucky Taxpayers Get Relief on Filing, Payment Deadlines Following April Storms
May 13
IRS Offers Webinars on Compliance, Fringe Benefits
May 13
Pennsylvania, New Jersey Grappling With Local Sick Leave Requirements
May 13
As Church Plan Debate Hits Next Level, 3rd Cir. Receives Competing Amicus Briefs
May 13
CalPERS’ Pension Hammer Pushes Judge To ‘Unfair’ Ruling in San Bernardino Case
May 13
UnitedHealth Defeats Medical Labs' Suit For Reimbursement; Judge Finds No Standing
May 13
Reliance Loses Disability Benefit Dispute
May 13
Court Tosses Equitable Disgorgement Claim
May 13
No Error in Unum's Termination of Disability Benefits
May 13
Trustees Win $119K Default Judgment
May 13
Judge OKs Prudential's Termination of Benefits
May 13
IRS Expected to Slash Part of Retirement Plan Determination Letter Process Due to Budget Constraints and Limited Resources
May 13
IRS Notice 2015-39 Updating Weighted Average Interest Rates, Yield Curves, Segment Rates for May
May 13
Industry Groups, Fidelity Question IRS Stance On Hardship Distributions, Want Clarification
May 12
Data Breaches Highlight ERISA Legal Peril Attorney Says Plans May Some Day Face
May 12
Illinois Supreme Court Pension Smackdown Toughens Job for U.S. Governors, Mayors
May 12
Litigation Update: Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans
May 12
Obama Administration Clarifies Contraceptive Coverage in FAQs
May 12
N.Y. Attorney General Schneiderman Proposes Expanded Free Birth Control
May 12
To Make Lawyers Laugh, Tell Them ACA Cadillac Tax Will Raise Wages
May 12
Lawsuit Accuses Dave & Buster's of Cutting Workers' Hours to Deny Them Health Benefits
May 12
5th Cir. Denies ERISA Standing to Humana, Dissent Argues Sufficient Authority Granted
May 12
ERISA Preempts UPS Supervisor's Claims Based on Misrepresentations by Recruiters
May 12
Recent Guidance on Pension Recoupments Sparks New Questions for Treasury, DOL
May 11
IRS ‘Making Good Progress' on 457(f), 409A, Official Says; Author Discusses Advice Memo
May 11
IRS Issues PLRs on Annuities, Compensation, Advice on Stock Options, Medical Loss Ratio
May 11
DOL Seeks Input on Continued Use of Form 5500
May 11
PBGC Seeks to Extend Actuarial Reporting ICR
May 11
Church Plan Litigants Settle Claims for $8M, Agreement Includes ‘ERISA-Like' Protections
May 11
Third Circuit Formally Adopts Catalyst Theory Of Attorneys' Fees in ERISA Lawsuits
May 11
Illinois Supreme Court Kills State Plan To Overcome $111 Billion Pension Shortfall
May 11
Top-Hat Plan's Declaratory Claims Dismissed; Court Abstains, Points to State Court Action
May 11
Commonwealth Industries Worker Loses Bid For Increased Pension Benefits, Per 6th Cir.
May 11
Hospital's Suit Against Insurer Sent to State Court
May 11
Survey Roundup
May 11
Week Beginning May 4, 2015
May 11
PLR 201519001 - Section 72 - Annuities; Certain Proceeds of Endowment and Life Insurance Contracts
May 11
PLR 201519017 - Section 280G - Golden Parachute Payments
May 11
CCA 201519030 - Section 833 - Treatment of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Organizations, etc.
May 11
CCA 201519031 - Section 424 - Definitions and Special Rules
May 11
MEETINGS
May 11
IRS Ruling on Executive Compensation Fix Clears Up Confusion, Practitioners Say
May 8
Freddie, Fannie CEOs' Pay Packages To Be Targeted by House Legislation
May 8
CalSTRS Taking Investment Dollars Overseas Amid U.S. Disarray on Transportation Budget
May 8
Interest Rate Increases Boost Funding, Milliman Says
May 8
Treasury Seeks Comments on Form 5500 ICR
May 8
Company Lacks ERISA Standing to Sue Standard Insurance for Denying Benefits
May 8
Pennsylvania Faith-Based College Wins Stay In 3rd Cir. Contraceptive Mandate Case
May 8
DOL Seeks $185K Taken From Retirement Plan
May 8
Regulatory Watch
May 8
Tax Overhaul Should Spur Small Employers To Offer Retirement Plans, Sen. Hatch Says
May 7
IRS Highlights 403(b) Plans, MEPs, Determination Letters in Online Newsletter
May 7
JPMorgan Discloses in Filings That SEC Is Probing Asset Unit in Sale of Own Funds
May 7
New Report Highlights Threats to Retirees And PBGC From Big Business Bankruptcies
May 7
Apple Exec Top-Paid U.S. Woman at $83M; Yahoo! Chief Has Highest Pay for Female CEO
May 7
Fannie, Freddie CEO Raises Draw Attacks; Housing Agency Recommends New Proposals
May 7
Comments Due July 6 on Pay-for-Performance Rule
May 7
Senate GOP Leaders Consider Preserving ACA Subsidies Until After 2016 Election
May 7
Senate Passes Budget Resolution That Includes Path to ACA Repeal Attempt
May 7
IRS to Hold Webinar on ACA Employer Mandate
May 7
Continental Wins Appeal of Pension Dispute; 7th Cir. Orders Reconsideration of Benefits
May 7
Genentech Convinces Court to Dismiss Stock Rights Dispute for Improper Forum
May 7
Early Retirement Benefits Suit Dismissed, Court Cites Administrative Claims Exhaustion
May 7
Retired Bausch & Lomb Execs Win Additional $34K in Attorneys' Fees for Benefits Claims
May 7
Regulatory Watch
May 7
Treasury Hopes Longevity Annuities Catch On, but Time Will Tell, Official Says
May 6
ERISA Advisory Council to Hold May Meetings On Lifetime Plan Participation, De-Risking
May 6
CalSTRS Gets Positive Outlook From S&P on Funding Legislation
May 6
Plan Funding Levels Rose in April, Mercer Says
May 6
FedEx Must Pay Worker Disability Benefits; 4th Cir. Applies Heightened Judicial Review
May 6
Sun Life Erred in Denying Accident Benefits Based on Minor Traffic Violation, Judge Finds
May 6
Prudential Can't Restart Clock for Reviewing Claim for Disability Benefits, Judge Rules
May 6
FedEx Employee's Disability Claim Denial For Lyme Disease Diagnosis Upheld by 6th Cir.
May 6
Court Denies USERRA Claim for Insurance Denial
May 6
Tribal Exhaustion Required in Dispute, Court Rules
May 6
Business Associates' HIPAA Compliance: Should Covered Entities Be Concerned?
May 6
Plenty of Time for Fiduciary Proposal Input; Form 5500 Update Expected Soon, Borzi Says
May 5
Shareholder Activism May Require Changes, Reassessment in Pay Areas, Attorney Says
May 5
N.J. Governor Vetoes Investment Bill Requiring Quarterly Manager Fee Disclosure
May 5
Kite Pharma CEO May Halve Tax Bill By Using $95 Million in Options
May 5
Dems Offer Another Senate Bill Seeking To Aid Employees, Retirees in Bankruptcy
May 5
PBGC Updates Premium Payment Addresses
May 5
IRS: Plan Return Penalty Relief Ends Soon
May 5
Supreme Court Docket Watch: 2014-2015 Term Employee Benefit Cases
May 5
Cadillac Tax, Subsidies Case Loom Large Over ACA and Employers, Practitioners Say
May 5
Little Change in HSA Tax Deduction Caps, High-Deductible Health Plan Limits for 2016
May 5
Trustee, Law Firm Defeat Stock Plan's Suit; Court Rejects Indemnification in ERISA Cases
May 5
Court Orders ESOP to Show Cause For Federal Jurisdiction Over Note Repayment
May 5
IRS Rev. Proc. 2015-30 Providing 2016 Inflation-Adjusted Deduction Limits for Health Savings Account Contributions
May 5
FINRA Chief Says DOL Consulted Group on Proposed Fiduciary Rule
May 4
IRS Issues Chief Counsel Advice On Deferred Compensation, PLR on Funding
May 4
FASB Issues Targeted Rules For Investments in Fair Value Hierarchy
May 4
Foreign Pension Funds Would Be Exempt From U.S. Investment Tax Under New Bill
May 4
Social Security Mostly Left Out of Budget Blueprint
May 4
House Adopts Budget Resolution Allowing for ACA Repeal Attempt
May 4
Correction to Article on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Private Exchange
May 4
$62M Settlement in Lockheed 401(k) Case Obtains Preliminary Court Approval
May 4
US Airways Pilots Win $5.25M Settlement With PBGC Over Pension Interest Dispute
May 4
Judge: ERISA's Governmental Plan Exemption Doesn't Apply to Hospital Disability Plan
May 4
Citrix Shareholder Gets OK to Proceed With Derivative Suit Over Directors' Pay
May 4
11th Circuit: No Disability Benefits for AT&T Worker
May 4
View From Sidley: State Law Bans on Discretionary Clauses in Insurance Contracts
May 4
Survey Roundup
May 4
Week Beginning April 27, 2015
May 4
PLR 201518022 - Section 430 - Minimum Funding Standards for Single-Employer Defined Benefit Pension Plans
May 4
CCA 201518013 - Section 409A - Inclusion in Gross Income of Deferred Compensation Under Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans
May 4
IRS's Budget Woes Will Affect Audits Of Section 409A Plans, Speaker Says
April 13
Top-Hat Form Filings Can Be Fixed By Delinquent Filer Program, Speaker Says
April 13
DOL Grants First Batch of PTEs for 2015 On Real Estate, Interests, Stock Sales
April 13
IRS Issues Private Letter Ruling Denying Exemption for Welfare Plan
April 13
DOL's VFCP ‘Very Rigid,' but Is Useful In Limited Areas, Benefits Attorney Says
April 13
View From Proskauer: Pension Plan Administration and Court Deference to the IRS—The ‘Church Plan' Cases as a Case Study on the Significance of Agency Deference to Plan Administration
April 13
Coverage Problems Shift to Cost Issues Post-ACA Implementation, Report Finds
April 13
IRS Offers Health Insurance Coverage Penalty Relief
April 13
$140M Settlement Between Nationwide, Retirement Plans Receives Final Approval
April 13
Ninth Circuit Nixes AT&T Worker's Bid For Increased Attorneys' Fees, Interest
April 13
Week Beginning April 6, 2015
April 13
PLR 201515036 - Section 501 - Exemption From Tax on Corporations, Certain Trusts, etc.
April 13
Death Master File Should Be Available To Plan Sponsors, Comments Say
April 6
EBSA Needs to Step Up Oversight of Plans Receiving Audit Waivers, Report Finds
April 6
Attorneys Need to Flag Benefits Issues Early in Corporate Deals, Speakers Say
April 6
Pension Plan Liabilities ‘Skyrocketed' In 2014, Funded Ratio Down, Milliman Says
April 6
CII Adopts Policy Against Automatic Accelerated Vesting of Equity Awards
April 6
IRS Issues Private Letter Rulings Covering the 60–Day Rollover Requirement
April 6
IRS Posts Final 2015 QLAC Form
April 6
Firms File 12th Church Plan Lawsuit; Illinois-Based Presence Health Targeted
April 6
Hidden Fee Case Against BCBSM Proceeds; Another Judge Questions Timeliness of Suit
April 6
Accident Insurance Dispute Goes to Trial; Questions Surrounding Boat Accident Remain
April 6
Gilligan's Pension, or The Tale of an Island Actuary
April 6
Week Beginning March 30, 2015
April 6
PLR 201514020 - Section 402 - Taxability of Beneficiary of Employees' Trust
April 6
PLR 201514021 - Section 408 - Individual Retirement Accounts
April 6
Two States Consider De-Risking Legislation; Insurance Lawmaker Group Adopts Guidelines
March 20
IRS Extends Temporary Relief For Frozen Defined Benefit Plans
March 20
FASB Task Force Decides on Disclosure, Measurement Simplifications for Plans
March 20
Effective Disclosure Eludes Some Companies Amid Signs of Improvement, Survey Finds
March 20
Survey: Affordability Holding Down IRA Contributions
March 20
IRS: Deadline Approaching to Take Plan Distributions
March 20
18% of Small Employers Violated IRS Rule On Insurance Reimbursement, Hearing Told
March 20
OPM Lays Out 2016 Goals for FEHBP In ‘Call Letter’ to Insurance Providers
March 20
Survey: Pre-65 Health Benefit Changes Imminent
March 20
Judge Appoints Receiver in PBGC Action For $16M for Unpaid Plan Contributions
March 20
Court: Former Security Company Executive Not Entitled to Bonus and Severance
March 20
Ex-Inteliquent CFO's Stock Option Claims Survive Motion to Dismiss, Court Rules
March 20
Mixed Ruling Issued on Workers' Claims Of Double-Breasting, Contribution Write-Offs
March 20
Judge Appoints Independent 401(k) Fiduciary
March 20
DOL Announces $84M Settlement With BNY Mellon
March 20
IRS Notice 2015-28 on Extension of Temporary Nondiscrimination Relief for Closed Defined Benefit Plans
March 20
SEC to Develop Fiduciary Rule, White Says; Commission Joins Battle on Broker Bias
March 18
No Shifting of Social Security Funds to Save Disability Program, House Budget Plan Says
March 18
House Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Resolution Calls for Increased Pension Contributions
March 18
House Democrats Ask SEC Chief To Quickly Finalize Pay Ratio Rules
March 18
Study Questions Rosy Views of Retirement Readiness
March 18
Report: Using Private Exchanges an Option If Federal ACA Subsidies Are Overturned
March 18
House Again Passes Legislation to Exempt Volunteer Firefighters From ACA Mandate
March 18
California Analyst Urges Delaying Gov. Brown's Cuts to Retiree Health
March 18
House Republicans Seek Medicare Cuts In Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposal
March 18
Mercer: Employee Enrollment Not Affected by ACA
March 18
Court Weighs Dudenhoeffer in $25M Case Targeting Investment in Lehman Bros. Notes
March 18
Liberty Life Wins $14K in Overpaid Benefits
March 18
Employer Ordered to Pay Multiemployer Funds $2M
March 18
Default Judgment of $116K Entered Against Employer
March 18
Judge Issues Contempt Order in Contribution Dispute
March 18
Fund Trustees Win $26K Default Judgment
March 18
Participant Must Return $32K to Plan, Pay Fees
March 18
Court Confirms $190K Arbitration Award
March 18
Company on Hook for $124K Under Alter Ego Theory
March 18
IRS Issues Private Letter Rulings Covering Waivers, Minimum Funding
March 10
Federal Workers' Retirement Would Be Based On Five Highest-Earning Years Under Measure
March 10
GE Obtains No-Action Relief On Shareholder Access Resolution
March 10
IBEW Members Ratify National Grid Contract Covering 1,200 Utility Workers in New York
March 10
Plans Got Funding Boost in February, Milliman Says
March 10
IRS Updates SARSEP Plan Checklist for 2015
March 10
Survey: Affluent Investors Need $2.5M in Retirement
March 10
PBGC's Premium Filing Instructions Approved
March 10
Supreme Court Docket Watch: 2014-2015 Term Employee Benefit Cases
March 10
Justices Ask Solicitor General to Comment On RJ Reynolds Stock Plan Dispute
March 10
Court Denies Judgment in RG Steel Case, Sets Trial for PBGC Claims Against Renco
March 10
Justices Send Contraceptive Mandate Case Back to Seventh Circuit for Reconsideration
March 10
Court Rejects Widow's Claim For Increased Survivor Pension Benefits
March 10
PLR 201510060 - Section 72 - Annuities; Certain Proceeds of Endowment and Life Insurance Contracts
March 10
PLR 201510061 - Section 412 - Minimum Funding Standards
March 10
PLR 201510062 - Section 408 - Individual Retirement Accounts
March 10
DOL Working on ESOP Valuations Guidance, Lifetime Income Illustrations, Official Says
March 2
Treasury Working on MPRA Guidance, Midyear Changes for Safe Harbor Plans
March 2
Does the Plan Sponsor Have a Fidelity Bond? Easy Query, Hard Answer, DOL Auditor Says
March 2
Employee Plans Will Feel Strain Of IRS Budget Cuts This Year, Director Says
March 2
IRS Proposes Adjusting Applicable Federal Rates for Exempt Obligations With Older Data
March 2
Proxies: Practitioners Highlight Changes Slightly Off the Beaten Path
March 2
IRS Reminds 457(b) Plan Sponsors Of Ins and Outs of Correction Procedures
March 2
Chicago Credit Rating Cut by Moody's; Growth of Unfunded Pension Liabilities Cited
March 2
PBGC Seeks to Extend Actuarial Reporting Collection
March 2
Massive Data Breaches Fuel Pressure To Fortify Security Practices, Attorney Says
March 2
Judge: Hi-Lex Not Automatic Path to Victory For Companies Suing BCBSM Over Fees
March 2
Court Denies Injunction Against Italian Case Involving Nike Stock Award Agreements
March 2
Court Finds Short-Term Disability Plan Exempt From ERISA as Payroll Practice
March 2
Week Beginning Feb. 23, 2015
March 2
IRS Proposed Rules (REG-136018-13) on Determination of Adjusted, Applicable Federal Rates Under Section 1288, Long-Term Rates Under Section 382
March 2
Obama Backs Tougher Rules for Brokers As Fiduciary Rule Re-Proposal Heads to OMB
February 24
Record-High Stock Indexes Fuel N.Y. Retirement Fund Assets, Ease Borrowing
February 24
Annuity Sales Up 3 Percent in 2014, LIMRA Says
February 24
Fix to Article on ISS Proxy Access Policy
February 24
Supreme Court Docket Watch: 2014-2015 Term Employee Benefit Cases
February 24
IRS Issues Initial ‘Cadillac' Tax Guidance, Welcomes Comments on Various Topics
February 24
HHS Releases Wide-Ranging Final Rule On Requirements for 2016 Exchanges
February 24
CMS Says MA Plans Should Expect About a 1 Percent Increase in 2016
February 24
Managing Business Associates a Challenge For HIPAA-Covered Entities, Attorney Says
February 24
Following Dudenhoeffer, High Court Orders Reconsideration of Decision in Favor of Delta
February 24
High Court Denies Cert in Preemption Case, Won't Address Anti-Subrogation Circuit Split
February 24
No Supreme Court Review of Decision Affirming Cut to Retiree Health Benefits
February 24
High Court Won't Review Eleventh Circuit Analysis for Denied ERISA Benefit Claims
February 24
SCOTUS Denies Cert. on Failure to Exhaust Based on SPD's Noncompliance with ERISA
February 24
Supreme Court Declines to Review Attorneys' Fee Awards Under ERISA
February 24
Physicians' Dispute With WellPoint Not Headed for Supreme Court
February 24
ERISA-Based Equitable Lien Dispute Won't Be Heard by U.S. Supreme Court
February 24
IRS Notice 2015-16 on Potential Approaches to Future Proposed Regulations on Excise Tax on High-Cost Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage Under Section 4980I
February 24