This article, which was recently published in the ABA Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, surveys recent developments in employee benefits law from Fall 2013 through Fall 2014. The first portion of the survey reviews two important Supreme Court cases from last term, Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer and Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co. The second portion of the survey reviews eight important decisions issued by the appellate courts during the last year. The final portion of the survey reviews a proposed rule from the Department of Labor that would add to the ERISA § 408(b)(2) fee disclosure requirements by requiring certain covered service providers to also provide a guide if such fee disclosures are in multiple or lengthy documents.
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