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Wisconsin District Court Rulings Signal Potential New Trend Favoring the Defense of ERISA Fee and Investment Performance Lawsuits

USA - February 1 2023 In a striking reversal of approach beginning in the summer of 2022, the District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin went from denying, in…

A New Normal? Omnibus Bill Extends High Deductible Health Plan Telehealth Safe Harbor

USA - January 31 2023 The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 (“CAA 2023”), signed into law on December 29, introduced sweeping reforms to the employee benefits…

SECURE 2.0 Includes PBGC Premium Relief… for Some Plans

USA - January 31 2023 As previously discussed, the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (“SECURE 2.0”) that was signed into law on December 29, 2022 as part of the 2023 Consolidated…

SECURE 2.0 Brings Significant Changes for 403(b) Plans

USA - January 30 2023 As part of our continuing series on SECURE 2.0, signed into law December 29, 2022, this post focuses on significant changes for section 403(b)…

District Court Rejects Participant’s Attempt to Stop Plan From Recouping Overpayments

USA - January 27 2023 In Kanefsky v. Ford Motor Co. Gen. Ret. Plan, No. 22-cv-2259, 10548 U.S. Dist. 2023 WL 186800 (E.D. Mich. Jan. 13, 2023), the court granted a motion…

New York District Court Rejects ERISA Excessive Fee Claims as Insufficient

USA - January 24 2023 A district court in New York recently dismissed a putative class action challenging retirement plan recordkeeping and investment management fees. The…

Pocket Guide to SECURE 2.0

USA - January 11 2023 “SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022” was signed into law on December 29, 2022, as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023. This Pocket Guide provides a…

Sweeping Ban on Non-Compete Clauses Proposed by Federal Trade Commission

USA - January 6 2023 On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) proposed an expansive new rule which would impose a near-complete ban on the use of…

District Court Holds Third-Party Administrator Violated ACA’s Anti-Discrimination Rules by Administering Self-Insured Plan’s Exclusion for Gender-Affirming Care

USA - January 5 2023 On the heels of several recent court decisions concerning gender-affirming care, a federal district court in Washington concluded that the denial of…

IRS Permanently Extends Deadlines for ACA Reports to Individuals

USA - January 4 2023 On December 15, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) published final regulations that make permanent certain relief and changes relating to the…