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Liability for late transfer of 401(k) contributions not a “unique” situation

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2009

In Chao v. Unique Manufacturing Co., a federal district court determined that a business consultant brought in to run a distressed company was a fiduciary to the company’s 401(k) plan and liable for the failure to transfer employee 401(k) contributions to the plan

Defense of Marriage Act ruling has multiple effects on benefit plans

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2013

On June 26, the US Supreme Court ruled in United States v. Windsor that Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional

Supreme Court allows favorable employer stock ruling to stand

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2012

The US Supreme Court recently declined to review the “stock drop” cases decided late last year by the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit involving Citigroup and McGraw-Hill

Seventh Circuit permits retroactive correction to benefit plan

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has recently allowed Verizon Communications, Inc. to correct a mistake in the drafting of its cash balance plan that could save Verizon over $1 billion in pension benefits

Sixth Circuit affirms decision to enforce arbitration provision in retiree benefit dispute

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2013

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed a district court's decision to grant defendant-appellee TRW Vehicle Safety Systems

Fiduciary insurance does not cover alleged COBRA violation

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2009

An employer sponsor and administrator of a group health benefits plan was sued for alleged violations of its fiduciary duties under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA

Supreme Court clarifies individual participant’s right to seek relief for fiduciary breach under ERISA

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2008

On February 20, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in LaRue v. DeWolff, Boberg & Associates, Inc. (“LaRue”

Court finds private equity portfolio company may have liability for withdrawal by another portfolio company

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2013

The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently delivered a potentially far-reaching decision for the private equity industry. In a case which

Supreme Court rules summary plan descriptions are not "terms" under ERISA

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2011

On May 16, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in the case of Cigna Corp. v. Amara

Executive’s responsibility for SEC filings may be grounds for rule 10b-5 liability

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2008

A federal district court denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment in a Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement action seeking civil penalties for claims that the defendant, the former President and COO of a public company, violated Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 in connection with the Company’s failure to disclose, among other things, the company’s practice of backdating stock options in its 2002 Form 10-K