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Prenuptial agreement not an effective waiver of spousal rights

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2013

A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit demonstrates the potential limitations of prenuptial agreements purporting to

$1.8m penalty assessed for COBRA notice violations

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2013

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana held that an employer was responsible for paying $1,852,000 in penalties for failing to

Court finds former NFL player’s first wife is surviving spouse

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit demonstrates once again the importance of divorcing your first spouse before you

Discounted stock options subject to Section 409A penalties

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2013

Ruling in favor of the IRS, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims confirmed in a recent case that discounted stock options are deferred compensation

Fourth Circuit upholds expiration terms of stock option grants

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2012

In another case dealing with expired stock options, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a former executive’s stock-option claim, ruling that his options properly expired under the terms of the company’s long-term incentive plan (LTIP) three months after his retirement

Vermont cannot require ERISA plans to report claims data

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2014

In October 2011, the State of Vermont enacted a statute requiring the establishment and maintenance of a unified health care database designed to

Annual withdrawal liability payments calculated at highest contribution rate for all groups, excludes surcharge

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2014

Woodbridge Logistics, LLC was a contributing employer to a multiemployer pension fund prior to its withdrawal from the fund in February 2011

Contingent event benefit constitutes early retirement subsidy for purposes of QDRO

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2013

As part of a divorce settlement, a participant in a defined benefit retirement plan and his spouse entered into a qualified domestic relations order

Acquired employees were properly denied shutdown benefits

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2012

Acquisitions and the offer of transition benefits for acquired employees under a seller’s plans can be tricky

ERISA does not preempt shareholder derivative action for ESOP participants

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2013

Mattingly Foods, Inc. was a corporation that distributed food and restaurant products throughout the State of Ohio. Mattingly maintained an employee