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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


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


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


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


Failure to provide COBRA notice tolls statute of limitations
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2011

Under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986 (COBRA), an employer that sponsors a group health plan is generally required to provide an employee with a right to continue healthcare coverage after the employee’s termination of employment


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


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


Court refuses to lift PSLRA discovery stay
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2008

Plaintiffs brought a shareholder derivative action, claiming the officers and directors of Asyst Technologies, Inc. (Asyst) violated federal and state securities law by backdating stock options and making false filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission


Supreme Court clarifies individual participant’s right to seek relief for fiduciary breach under ERISA
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2008

On February 20, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in LaRue v. DeWolff, Boberg & Associates, Inc. (“LaRue”


Executive’s responsibility for SEC filings may be grounds for rule 10b-5 liability
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2008

A federal district court denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment in a Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement action seeking civil penalties for claims that the defendant, the former President and COO of a public company, violated Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 in connection with the Company’s failure to disclose, among other things, the company’s practice of backdating stock options in its 2002 Form 10-K