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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


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


PPACA is unconstitutional and 1099 reporting may go away (a rough week for reform)
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2011

Last week was a particularly rough week for health care reform as PPACA took some serious hits


Defined benefit plan sponsors: don't forget to post your 5500
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2009

The Pension Protection Act ("PPA") created a number of notice and reporting requirements, and plan sponsors are starting to send out various notices to participants


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


Sandy was a hardship! Relief for hardship distributions
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2012

Previously I wrote about restrictions on hardship distributions for recovery from Hurricane Sandy


Disasters and open enrollment: more time can be granted
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2012

In the welfare plan world, the fourth quarter is typically considered as "open enrollment" season


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