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District Court holds that insurer breached fiduciary duty when crediting below market interest to retained asset accounts

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

Unum Life Insurance Company of America issued group life insurance policies to two employers

IRS issues guidance on application of Windsor decision to qualified retirement plans

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

Following the Supreme Court's decision in Windsor that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, the Internal Revenue

Unilateral modification of collectively bargained retiree medical benefits leads to litigation

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

The increasing and unpredictable costs of retiree medical benefits pose a significant threat to the financial health of employers who sponsor these

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

Tussey v. ABB, Inc.: court rules on various 401(k) plan fiduciary issues

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

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals decided a case in which it addressed a variety of fiduciary breaches alleged by employees participating in an

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

State breach of contract claim for severance preempted by ERISA

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

A district court recently dismissed a former employee's state breach of contract claim, relating to his employer's denial of severance benefits, on

Retirement annuities: new IRS guidance

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

There is a growing interest in making annuities available to retirees under defined contribution retirement plans, including 401(k) plans

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

ERISA does not protect employees from misstatements involving non-ERISA stock option plans

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

A 51-year-old employee terminates her employment