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Know your role: am I a "settlor" or a "fiducary"?
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2012

When making decisions about benefit plans, plan sponsors should at least take some time to consider what role they are playing


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


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


Beware of being overly generous with health benefits: the stop-loss conundrum
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2011

Often times, administrators of self-insured plans make decision based on particular circumstances


Interest rates assumptions and withdrawal liability: consistency is key
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2012

For employers that withdraw from a multiemployer pension plan, it is now very common that they encounter withdrawal liability


So what does non-discrimination mean? Health care reform and Section 105(h)
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2010

One of the things that PPACA (or health care reform, or even "Obamacare") adds to the mix of plan administration is the concept that insured health plans will now be subject to "discrimination testing" under IRS Code Section 105(h


No COBRA for your FSA: not so fast!
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2011

When it comes to COBRA, we all understand it applies to the major medical health plan


A quick look at withdrawal liability for employers in the building and construction industry
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2012

Employers who contribute to multiemployer pension funds are more and more concerned with unfunded liability and potential withdrawal liability


Sick pay plans: does ERISA care?
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2010

As of November 30, 2009, 15 states had proposed mandatory sick-leave laws to require employers to provide paid sick days to employees


IRS explains non-spousal rollover distributions
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2010

Having spent the holidays catching up on some professional reading, I came across the IRS Fall 2009 issue of Retirement News for Employers which has some valuable information