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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


The Supreme Court upholds the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: now what?
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2012

On Thursday, June 28, the United States Supreme Court issued its long awaited decision on the constitutionality of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA


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


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."


Overdoses are accidents: plan language controls
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2012

Often times the silliest of facts patterns illustrate the important principles of plan administration


Step-children are not beneficiaries (unless they are)
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2012

A retirement plan participant can designate a beneficiary other than a spouse, but a waiver is required


Downsizing? Don't forget about plan notice requirements
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2011

In these tough economic times, employers have been cutting employees


Be careful who you pay: mistakes may make you pay twice
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2011

Plan administrators have to be careful about making sure they pay the correct beneficiaries and pay the correct amount


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


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