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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


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


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


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


Supreme court looks at deficient plan communications: fiduciaries beware?
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2010

In the past, I have written about the importance of including accurate language in summary plan descriptions and how significant it is for plan sponsors to include appropriate "discretionary authority" language and "reservation of rights" provisions in plan documents


Shareholder personally liable for "delinquent contributions"
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2011

In some prior entries, I have made reference to the obligations of employers to make contributions to their own benefit plans and the obligation to make contributions to a multiemployer benefit plan


Supreme Court upholds deferential review for plan administrators
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2010

Some things did happen this week that had nothing to do with health care reform or COBRA


Court finds terminating disability benefits was arbitrary and capricious
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2011

Disability benefits provide an interesting problem for plan administrators because there are multiple times when an appeal right may attach


Health care reform is unconstitutional, sort-of, at least maybe.
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2010

Before everyone gets excited about engaging in an argument about the constitutionality of health care reform and debating the various cases that are pending on the topic, understand this is not what this posting is about