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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


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


With equality comes confusion: NY passes same-sex marriage law
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2011

In case you missed it, last weekend, New York passed a law recognizing same-sex marriages


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


Insurance for fiduciaries: know your options
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2012

Insurance coverage can be a confusing thing


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


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


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


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


Defined contribution plans: making them "better"
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2012

I happened across an article today from ABC News recommending to participants ways to improve their 401(k) account performance