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District court unimpressed by claim of “People’s Court” decision on divorce

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 28 2014

A Maryland District Court charged with deciding whether a retired union worker's first wife was entitled to spousal benefits in her ex-husband's

Supreme Court upholds plan limitation period

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

In Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co., the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously upheld an ERISA long-term disability plan's limitation

Failure to request arbitration bars challenge to withdrawal liability assessment

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

A collective bargaining agreement required that an employer contribute to both a multiemployer fringe benefit fund and to a multi-employer pension

Proposed regulations issued for excepted benefits

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The Departments of the Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services recently issued proposed regulations that generally expand the definition of

IRS issues final rules on mid-year modification of safe harbor contributions

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

Safe harbor 401(k) and 403(b) plans require that an employer make either matching or non-elective contributions for an entire plan year. Previous

Reduction in “banked hours” violates the ERISA anti-cutback rules

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

A union was formed through the merger of four former local unions. After the merger, the local unions' employee benefits plans and related pension

Incorporating SEC filings into an SPD can have ERISA liability implications

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

In our August issue, we reported on a stock drop case decided in June 2013 by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Harris v. Amgen, Inc

Compensation paid to IRA owner by corporation results in account ceasing to be IRA

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

In our July 2013 newsletter, we discussed the consequences of an individual retirement account (IRA) engaging in a prohibited transaction, with the

Agencies issue final regulation on mental health parity

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

On November 8, 2013, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury issued a final regulation implementing the Mental Health

Failure to notify participant that coverage is out of network may be a fiduciary breach

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

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, in an en banc decision, held that the husband of a deceased plan participant may continue with his