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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


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


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


More on PPACA: multiemployer plans and shared responsibility
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

Earlier this month, Treasury and the IRS published a proposed rule regarding the shared responsibility penalty. The proposed rule describes how the


Change is inevitable: know your notices
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2013

Between talk about the "fiscal cliff" and "shared responsibility," it makes me wonder how plan sponsors and fiduciaries are going to manage to keep


The Supreme Court upholds the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: now what?
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2012

On Thursday, June 28, the United States Supreme Court issued its long awaited decision on the constitutionality of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA


Beware of "springing" fiducary status: do you control plan assets?
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2012

When I was in law school, I vaguely remember learning about "springing" interests


Withdrawal liability must be actuary's "best estimate"
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2012

When dealing with withdrawal liability, employers frequently question how it is calculated and the answer is usually "by an actuary."


Overdoses are accidents: plan language controls
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2012

Often times the silliest of facts patterns illustrate the important principles of plan administration