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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

SunTrust stock drop case dismissed

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2013

A federal district court recently dismissed a lawsuit brought against the fiduciaries of the SunTrust 401(k) plan for breaches of ERISA fiduciary

Keogh plan with qualification defects found to be exempt from bankruptcy estate

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2012

Generally, retirement plan benefits are excluded from a bankruptcy estate

First spouse awarded survivor pension benefits

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2013

From November 1978 through December 1991, an employee was covered by a pension fund. He married his first spouse in 1979, and the couple appear to

Departments issue wellness program final regulations

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

The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury issued final wellness program regulations. These final rules are applicable to

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

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

Divorce settlement does not trump beneficiary designation

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2010

A decedent’s ex-wife, named as beneficiary under her decedent ex-husband’s 401(k) plan, was entitled to his plan benefits, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled

IRS issues final regulations regarding Affordable Care Act’s premium tax credit

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

On May 18, 2012, the IRS issued final regulations relating to the health insurance premium tax credit enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act

Retroactive amendment to nonqualified plan upheld

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2010

A recent New York federal court decision illustrates the authority an employer can retain to amend material provisions of nonqualified plans in ways that could not be done in a qualified plan