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I can't find my spouse: QJSA waivers for disappearing spouses
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2012

I can't find my spouse: believe it or not, benefit plan administrators hear that statement on a regular basis


DOL's new "safe harbor rule" for employee contributions: 7 days
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2010

Employee contributions to retirement plan have to be treated as plan assets and submitted to the plan in a timely manner


FASB nixes unfunded liability reporting requirement
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2011

Good news for employers in union defined benefit plans!


Does ERISA preempt breach of contract claims on employment agreements? Yes and no.
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2012

Employment agreements and offer letters that make reference to employee benefits can create a whole host of potential problems


Plan documentation: do I give it or not?
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2013

I frequently am asked by plan sponsors and plan administrators about how to respond to a request for "plan documentation." Under Section 104(b)(4) of


DOL issues final rule on 401(k) fee disclosures
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2010

The US Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration announced issuance of a final rule requiring disclosure of fees and expenses associated with management of their 401(k)-type retirement plans


Even more health reform guidance: patient protections clarified
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2010

While I was on vacation last week, The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury issued interim final regulations that provide guidance on these provisions of the new law


Breach of fiduciary duty claims don't automatically create individual remedies
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

When the Supreme Court decides not to take a case, that is generally not news. But in the case of the Court's decision to decline a review of Walker


Am I offering a taxable fringe benefit? Check the code
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2013

In the fiscal cliff debates last quarter, there was some discussion about limiting deductions or changing the Tax Code to eliminate certain


Do you know the 2013 retirement plan limitations?
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2013

Each year, the IRS announces cost-of-living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for various retirement plans. Some of the key changes to limits for