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DOL updates Delinquent Filer Voluntary Compliance Program

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

The Department of Labor (DOL) is statutorily authorized to assess civil penalties of up to $1,100 per day against plan administrators who fail to

Asset sale exception to multiemployer withdrawal liability upheld

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2011

Underfunded multiemployer pension plans assess "withdrawal liability" to a contributing employer if the employer ceases to contribute to the plan either wholly (a "complete withdrawal") or where there is a 70 percent or more reduction in contributions (a "partial withdrawal"

Fifth Circuit upholds administrator’s decision denying SERP benefits for violation of non-compete provision

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

Affirming a lower court decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that a former executive of a pharmaceutical company will not

PBGC provides a single premium date for flat and variable rate premiums for large plans and provides additional time for small plans to calculate variable rate premiums

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

Following on a proposed regulation issued last year, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) finalized one component of the proposed rule

Retired executives win reinstatement of terminated SERP benefits

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

Three retired executives of Bausch & Lomb Inc. have won a district court battle to reinstate their supplemental executive retirement plan (SERP

Same-sex domestic partner policy does not discriminate against opposite-sex couples

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2011

Reversing a decision by the Westchester County Human Rights Commission, a New York appeals court recently held that a policy adopted by a local Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) to offer health care to same-sex domestic partners did not unlawfully discriminate against opposite-sex domestic partners

Multiemployer plans pose risk of personal liability for withdrawal liability

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2013

In the recently decided case of Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund v. Nagy (7th Cir. 2013), an individual was determined to

ERISA governs claim under phantom carried interest plan

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

Several employees brought an action in state court in Colorado relating to their compensation benefit under a phantom carried interest plan sponsored

Modification of discount rates not cutback for plan lump-sum benefits

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2013

Mutual of New York's Insurance Company (MONY) sponsored a tax qualified defined benefit retirement plan and also an excess benefit plan, a defined

Court holds that plan may recoup overpayment of pension benefits

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

The district court for the District of Massachusetts held that a multiemployer pension plan may recoup the overpayment of benefits, notwithstanding the participant’s intervening bankruptcy