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Change in interpretation eliminating unreduced benefits for terminated vested participants violates ERISA’s anti-cutback rule

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2015

An employer's defined benefit plan provided unreduced early retirement benefits starting at age 60 for terminated vested participants and had been

Fifth Circuit remands case to determine whether out-of-network provider discounts to participants may reduce the plan’s payments to the provider

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

Cigna, as both an insurer and a third-party administrator of employer sponsored health plans, did not pay the out-of-network coinsurance percentage

A new commodity: storage capacity

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

This coming Sunday, March 29, CME Group plans to launch the first ever physically-delivered crude oil storage futures contract. CME Group is able to

Omnicare: Supreme Court sets liability tests for issuers’ statements of opinion in public offerings

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

On Tuesday, March 24, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Omnicare Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund

U.S. federal courts now must be bound by TTAB decisions to a greater extent

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2015

In a monumental decision, today the United States Supreme Court ruled that Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ("TTAB") decisions carry preclusive

SEC Enforcement Director emphasizes need for a “robust FCPA compliance program” for pharmaceutical companies

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2015

In recent remarks to a compliance conference for the pharmaceutical industry, the SEC’s Director of Enforcement, Andrew Ceresney, addressed FCPA

Physician investment in compounding pharmacies - under fire from Texas AG?

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2015

Understanding the Texas Attorney General's efforts on enforcement of healthcare fraud and abuse matters often is challenging. Recent activities

En banc Sixth Circuit: no disgorgement of profits in ERISA benefits denial claim

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2015

The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a disability plan participant was not entitled to disgorgement of an insurance company's

Hedging contango

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2015

As part of our series on legal issues arising out of the plummeting commodity prices, this article looks at one distinct factor in the commodity

How required individual out-of-pocket maximum under family coverage works with a high deductible health plan

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2015

We previously posted a summary of the “clarification” under the Affordable Care Act to the effect that an individual out-of-pocket maximum (“OPM”) may