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Yikes! $83,000 COBRA penalty for not providing notice

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2012

I cannot stress enough the importance of documenting plan procedures and following them for each stage of plan administration

Counting COBRA; look to related companies

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2011

Most employers are aware that COBRA exempts from its applicability employers with fewer than 20 employees

Breach of fiduciary duty claims don't automatically create individual remedies

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2013

When the Supreme Court decides not to take a case, that is generally not news. But in the case of the Court's decision to decline a review of Walker

Be careful who you pay: mistakes may make you pay twice

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2011

Plan administrators have to be careful about making sure they pay the correct beneficiaries and pay the correct amount

Trustees, beware of conflicts: Glenn applies to Taft-Hartley plans

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 12 2010

You might recall from a previous posting that I discussed the Supreme Court's decision in Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. v. Glenn

Not everyone is a fiduciary

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2010

Just because you work with retirement plan money, you are not necessarily a fiduciary

Beware of "springing" fiducary status: do you control plan assets?

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2012

When I was in law school, I vaguely remember learning about "springing" interests

Court finds terminating disability benefits was arbitrary and capricious

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2011

Disability benefits provide an interesting problem for plan administrators because there are multiple times when an appeal right may attach

COBRA notices good when mailed to last known address (if you can prove you sent them)

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 4 2012

In past entries, I have written about the ongoing struggle plan administrators face when trying to locate participants to provide notices

Are you part of a control group? It counts when counting

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2012

Between COBRA, discrimination testing and determining PPACA compliance, employers really have to know who to count when counting employees