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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


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


Benefit plan discrimination testing: the same, but different
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

Although it is not yet in effect, or fully defined, Section 2716 of the Public Health Service Act was revised under PPACA to provide that the anti-discrimination provisions of IRS Code Section 105(h) would apply to insured health plans


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


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


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


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


Shareholder personally liable for "delinquent contributions"
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2011

In some prior entries, I have made reference to the obligations of employers to make contributions to their own benefit plans and the obligation to make contributions to a multiemployer benefit plan


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