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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


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


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


COBRA subsidy extended once again
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2010

Late yesterday, President Obama signed into law another short-term extension of COBRA health insurance premium subsidies for employees who are terminated involuntarily


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


Am I offering a taxable fringe benefit? Check the code
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2013

In the fiscal cliff debates last quarter, there was some discussion about limiting deductions or changing the Tax Code to eliminate certain


Are you part of a control group? It counts when counting
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2012

Between COBRA, discrimination testing and determining PPACA compliance, employers really have to know who to count when counting employees


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