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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


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


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


Fiduciaries and the attorney-client privilege
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2011

Your communications with your attorney are not privileged


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


Wellness plans and the ADA safe harbor: Seff v. Broward revisited
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2012

Many plan sponsors are unaware of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act as it relates to health insurance


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


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


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


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."