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Eight key estate planning opportunities arising from the Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that a state ban on same sex marriage is unconstitutional, in violation of the Equal Protection Clause


Parent corporate defendants exposed to liability in ERISA suit under veil-piercing theory
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2010

The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware denied defendants’ motion to dismiss an Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) complaint, ruling among other things that plaintiffs properly alleged facts to reach the corporate parent defendants on a theory of piercing the corporate veil


401(k) plan defeats “stock rise” challenge
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2008

In the last few years, 401(k) and other retirement plans that allow investment in the employer’s stock have faced a wave of “stock drop” litigation


Court finds private equity portfolio company may have liability for withdrawal by another portfolio company
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2013

The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently delivered a potentially far-reaching decision for the private equity industry. In a case which


US Supreme Court’s impending decision on DOMA may impact most employee benefit plans
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2013

Late last month the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases concerning same-sex marriage. The Court's decisions are expected by the end of


Sixth Circuit affirms decision to enforce arbitration provision in retiree benefit dispute
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2013

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed a district court's decision to grant defendant-appellee TRW Vehicle Safety Systems


IRS will recognize all marriages of same-sex couples if valid where performed
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

On June 26, the US Supreme Court required the federal government to recognize marriages between two individuals of the same sex if the marriage is


Court holds employee stock option plan not a security
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2009

Plaintiff brought an action against Coty Inc., his former employer, alleging violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5, based on Coty’s purported misrepresentations regarding stock options granted to plaintiff under an employee benefit program


Fiduciary insurance does not cover alleged COBRA violation
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2009

An employer sponsor and administrator of a group health benefits plan was sued for alleged violations of its fiduciary duties under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA


Ninth Circuit affirms conviction for participation in backdating scheme
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2009

The defendant Vice President of Human Resources (Jensen) appealed her conviction for falsifying corporate books and records in willful violation of the federal securities laws based upon her participation in a stock option backdating scheme used to compensate employees