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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


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


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


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


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


Businesses under common control jointly and severally liable for ERISA withdrawal
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2009

Plaintiff Unite National Retirement Fund, a multiemployer employee pension plan (the Plan), brought an action for withdrawal liability, pursuant to Sections 4201 through 4225 and 4301 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), as amended by the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act of 198 (MPPAA), against Ariela USA, Inc


Understanding and monitoring retirement plan investments is focus of recent case
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2010

A Tennessee district court recently ruled that a directed trustee may seek indemnification from a retirement plans internal fiduciaries if that trustee is liable for alleged losses in investment funds it recommended


COBRA violation not covered by fiduciary insurance
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 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


Liability for late transfer of 401(k) contributions not a “unique” situation
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2009

In Chao v. Unique Manufacturing Co., a federal district court determined that a business consultant brought in to run a distressed company was a fiduciary to the company’s 401(k) plan and liable for the failure to transfer employee 401(k) contributions to the plan


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