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The DOMA decision IRS guidance on application to retirement plans
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2014

Since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA") June 26, 2013 (U.S. v. Windsor), there have been many


Arbitrator finds for SAG-AFTRA in allocation dispute: signatory ordered to pay additional pension and health contributions to the SAG plans
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2014

On March 18, an arbitrator ordered a signatory to the SAG 2009 Commercials Contract -- Talent Direct ("TD") -- to pay additional pension and health


Obama administration issues ACA health coverage waiting period regulations
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2014

On February 24, 2014, the Departments of HHS, Labor, and Treasury published final regulations that generally bar employer-sponsored group health


CMS issues draft guidance for Qualified Health Plan issuers for 2015
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2014

On February 4, 2014, CMS released draft operational and technical guidance to health insurance issuers that seek to offer Qualified Health Plans


IRS issues ACA employer "shared responsibility" guidance; delays compliance deadlines for certain employers
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2014

On February 12, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published final regulations modifying the timeline under which certain employers will be


Litigation alert: Trustowner not 'trade or business' for withdrawal liability purposes
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2014

On January 13, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (the "District Court") granted a motion to dismiss, holding that


House approves "Keep Your Health Plan Act"
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2013

On November 15, 2013, the House of Representatives voted 261 to 157 to approve H.R. 3350, the "Keep Your Health Plan Act," which would allow health


IRS permits mid-year changes to 401(k) safe harbor contributions
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2013

On November 14, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations that permit mid-year reductions or suspensions of safe harbor nonelective


HHS corrects March 2013 ACA benefit, payment parameter rules
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2013

HHS has corrected technical and typographical errors in the March 11, 2013 HHS final rule establishing ACA health insurance benefit and payment


House schedules vote on "Keep Your Health Plan Act"
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2013

The House of Representatives is scheduled to take up legislation on November 15, 2013 that responds to growing attention to policy cancellations in