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PBGC Issues Guidance Listing Triggers Under its Early Warning Program
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2017

ERISA section 4042(a)(4) provides that the PBGC “may institute proceedings . . . to terminate a plan whenever it determines that the possible long-run


District Court Rules That BSEE Has No Statutory Authority to Enforce OCSLA Safety and Environmental Regulations Against Contractors
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2017

In a recent ruling rendered on December 23, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana found that the plain language of the


Federal District Court Issues Preliminary Injunction Blocking Enforcement of ACA Section 1557
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2017

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a preliminary nationwide injunction December 31, 2016, blocking HHS from enforcing


Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Prioritizes Implementation of New Financial Assurance Requirements
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2017

On January 6, 2017, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (“BOEM”) announced a six-month delay in the implementation of the rigorous financial


NAFTA Now: Four Questions as the Trump Administration Takes Office
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • January 6 2017

During the recent presidential campaign, Donald Trump criticized multilateral trade agreements as bad deals that harm American workers. To protect


DOL Provides Updated Guidance on Proxy Voting by Employee Benefit Plans
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2017

On December 28, 2016, the DOL released Interpretive Bulletin 2016-01 (the “Bulletin“), which provides updated guidance for ERISA plan fiduciaries with


Puerto Rico Treasury Announces Qualified Retirement Plan Limits for 2017
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • Puerto Rico
  • January 4 2017

The Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury recently issued Tax Policy Circular Letter No. 16-07 (the “Circular“), which announced applicable qualified


U.S. Department of Transportation Imposes Significant Conditions While Granting Antitrust Immunity to Delta’s Alliance with Aeromexico
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • January 4 2017

In a final order issued on December 14, 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation (“DOT”) granted conditional antitrust immunity to a proposed


IRS Publishes First Required Amendments List
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2016

In Notice 2016-80, the IRS published the first Required Amendments List, which lists statutory and administrative changes in plan qualification


Federal Agencies Release Additional Frequently Asked Questions on Special Enrollment Opportunities, Preventive Services, and Qualified Small Employer HRAs
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • December 28 2016

On December 20, 2016, the federal Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury issued a set of three frequently asked questions