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Goldman Sachs Successful in Getting 401(k) Fee Class Action Dismissed

USA - October 31 2022 A New York district court recently summarily dismissed, with prejudice, a 401(k) plan participant’s putative class action complaint alleging breaches…

Court Finds No ERISA Liability for Plan Provider Who Delivered Self-Interested Rollover Advice

USA - October 26 2022 A New York federal court recently held that a service provider for employer-sponsored retirement plans was not liable as a fiduciary under the…

Eighth Circuit Holds Principal Did Not Breach Its Fiduciary Duty to 401(k) Plan Participants Despite Conflict of Interest

USA - October 3 2022 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently affirmed a District Court’s finding that Principal Life Insurance Company (“Principal”) did…

7th Circuit Ruling Sheds Light Into the post-Hughes 401(k) Litigation Era

USA - September 7 2022 Since the Supreme Court’s January ruling in Hughes v. Northwestern University, circuit courts throughout the country have issued varying rulings…

6th Circuit Tosses ERISA Fiduciary Breach Claims

USA - July 21 2022 On June 21, 2022, CommonSpirit Health defeated a putative class action brought by former employees who alleged that the company mismanaged their…

DOL, Recordkeeper Square Off in Confidentiality Disputes

USA - June 23 2022 The DOL’s cybersecurity investigation into Alight Solutions, LLC, a retirement plan recordkeeper, has queued up court rulings on the reach of the…

Universal Health Loses Appeal to Undo 60,000-Person Class in Excessive Fee Case

USA - June 10 2022 The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that as the plan fiduciary of Universal’s defined contribution plan, Universal Health Services Inc…

District Court of Connecticut Grants Certification of Class of More Than 11,000, But Only for Retrospective Relief

USA - June 1 2022 Four former employees of Eversource Energy Company recently obtained partial class certification of their claims. However, the District of…

Plaintiffs’ Bar Shows Renewed Interest in COBRA Notice Litigation

USA - May 19 2022 Numerous Fortune 500 companies around the country have recently seen a barrage of cases alleging that notices required under the Consolidated Omnibus…

Rehearing Requested on Second Circuit Decision Requiring Plan Participants to End Employment Before Seeking Retirement Benefits

USA - May 2 2022 On April 15, 2022, participants in the U.A. Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 22 Pension Fund filed a petition for panel and en banc rehearing of the…