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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


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


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


Don't forget about spouses (participants' spouses, that is)
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2012

Late last year I reviewed the case of Milgram v. Orthopedic Associates which dealt with a plan having to essentially pay twice because it gave too much money to an ex-spouse in a QDRO distribution


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


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


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."


Withdrawal liability: asset sales and exemptions reviewed
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2011

If you are in a multiemployer pension plan as a result of union participation, you should be aware by now of the concept of withdrawal liability


Do you know the 2013 retirement plan limitations?
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2013

Each year, the IRS announces cost-of-living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for various retirement plans. Some of the key changes to limits for


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