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Supreme Court Decision Offers Some Relief to Church-Affiliated Nonprofits Using ERISA Church Plan Exemption
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2017

On June 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned three appellate court decisions to restore a long-established understanding of the definition of a

Supreme Court Holds That Church-Related Hospital Pension Plans Are Not Subject to ERISA
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • USA
  • June 8 2017

The United States Supreme Court recently held in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton, 2017 WL 2407476 (2017), that pension plans maintained by

Supreme Court’s Church Plan Decision Restores Order (But It May Not End the Litigation)
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

Earlier this week, in a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned decisions by three federal Circuit Courts of Appeals and held that an

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of ERISA exemption for church affiliated organizations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in three cases that pension plans established by church affiliated organizations are “church plans” that are exempt

Japan Legal Update Vol.25
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • May 25 2017

On April 14, 2017, the House of Representatives passed a bill to partially amend the Civil Code ("Bill"). The Bill is under deliberation in the House

Will The OFCCP Survive Past 2018? Merger With EEOC Proposed
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

On May 23, 2017, the Department of Labor released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018). The budget contains several cost-cutting

Rethink again, when will a court adjust the liability of a co-guarantor?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 19 2017

This week’s TGIF considers the recent decision of AMP Bank Limited v Brown and Kavanagh 2017 NSWSC 313, where the court found that unless a limited

Legal Framework of Guarantees under UAE Law
  • STA Law Firm Ltd
  • United Arab Emirates
  • May 19 2017

In this modern world of fragile Finances, the irony of Charles Dickens’ statement is well understood. In these volatile financial markets, debtors and

Personal Guarantee Contested On The Basis of Negligent Misrepresentation Is Deemed Enforceable
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 21 2017

Royal Bank of Canada v. Surje & Company Inc. is a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The personal defendant, Sunny Bhasin ("Mr

UPDATED: Guarantors Can Be Discharged in Bankruptcy Only if the Creditor Caused the Default
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 20 2017

The Court of Appeal of Ontario found in Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Konga that the interpretation of a guarantee is a question of mixed fact and law