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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


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


A late COBRA notice is not retaliation
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2012

Sometimes displaced employees try to co-mingle law to suggest a variety of nasty acts by their employer


COBRA notices good when mailed to last known address (if you can prove you sent them)
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2012

In past entries, I have written about the ongoing struggle plan administrators face when trying to locate participants to provide notices


Fiduciaries and experts: relying on advice
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2012

Frequently benefit plan fiduciaries have to rely on experts for advice relating to plan administration


Health care reform Part 6: and now for the costs
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2010

Since before the HCRA was passed, people have been debating about how to pay for it, what it will cost and how it will impact the economy


PPACA and "linguistically appropriate services"
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2012

Under ERISA, there are come requirements for plan administrators to provide documents or notices in languages other than English