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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


Private Equity Fund Sponsors' Risk for ERISA Unfunded Pension Liability Grows
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2016

On March 28, the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts held that, under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), two


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


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


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


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


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