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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


Court finds plaintiff's new evidence insufficient to satisfy PSLRA pleading requirements
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

In a securities fraud action, a Colorado district court denied a plaintiff employees’ retirement plan’s motion for relief from a final judgment that dismissed the plaintiff’s original complaint because it did not satisfy the pleading requirements of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act (PSLRA


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”


Defense of Marriage Act ruling has multiple effects on benefit plans
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2013

On June 26, the US Supreme Court ruled in United States v. Windsor that Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional


District court dismisses ERISA claims based on alleged FLSA violation
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2008

Plaintiffs, a group of infrastructure analysts employed by defendant, routinely worked over forty hours per week but were not paid overtime wages


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


MetLife v. Glenn: Supreme Court cautions on conflicted fiduciaries deciding claims
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2008

On June 19, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. v. Glenn (“Glenn”


U.S. Supreme Court addresses conflicts of interest in deciding benefit claims
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2008

Sponsors and administrators of employee benefit plans subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) should consider the effect of the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 19 decision in Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. v. Glenn, which has implications for plan administration and governance


Seventh Circuit rules decisively for defendants in a “401(k) fee” case
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2009

On February 12, 2009, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued its opinion in Hecker v. Deere & Co


Investment adviser convicted of defrauding employee benefit plan
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2010

On April 16, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, together with the Regional Director for the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Special Agent in Charge, announced the conviction of Anthony James for 14 criminal counts relating to his operation of a Ponzi scheme