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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

Separation policy benefit is not an “early retirement subsidy” subject to QDRO

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

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently ruled that a retirement subsidy to a terminated employee provided under a separation policy is not subject to division under a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO) prepared in connection with the employee’s 2005 divorce

IRS compliance check targets non-governmental 457(b) plans

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

Tax-exempt entities that sponsor Internal Revenue Code Section 457(b) plans may soon find compliance questionnaires from the Internal Revenue Service

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

Final rules: essential health benefits, cost-sharing, and actuarial value

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

Beginning in 2014, non-grandfathered individual health insurance policies and policies issued to small employers must provide "essential health

Post-normal retirement date benefit accruals

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

Defined benefit plan administrators can find the rules dealing with benefit accruals and actuarial adjustment after normal retirement date are complex and confusing

Post-distribution enforcement of benefit waivers not preempted by ERISA

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

In 2009, plan administrators generally applauded a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court holding that ERISA requires distribution of benefits to the

7th Circuit holds ERISA’s anti-retaliation provision covers informal complaints

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 29 2012

ERISA Section 510 makes it unlawful to take retaliatory action “against a person because he has given information or has testified or is about to testify in any inquiry or proceeding relating to” ERISA

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

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