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Ninth Circuit Clarifies Remedies for Failure to Provide Documents Relevant to a Benefit Claim

USA - August 9 2016 This summer, the Ninth Circuit quieted any uncertainty about the viability of claims for procedural penalties against plan administrators based on

Department of Labor issues update to the delinquent filer Voluntary Compliance Program

USA - March 1 2013 On January 29, 2013, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a notice announcing various changes to the Delinquent Filer Voluntary Compliance Program

A Grab Bag of Recent Health Plan Guidance

USA - July 31 2016 In early July 2016, the IRS issued early drafts of the forms that applicable large employers must provide to employees in early 2017 and file with

New IRS Proposed Regulations Defining Minimum Value for Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions

USA - September 30 2015 On September 1, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") issued new proposed regulations on the determination of whether an employer-sponsored

IRS Provides Update on Pending Guidance on the Determination Letter Program

USA - February 3 2016 On January 4, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Notice 2016-03, which provides that the Department of Treasury (“Treasury”) and the

Tax-Exempt Entities and StateLocal Governments Have New Flexibility in Designing Annual and Long-Term Bonus Incentive Plans

USA - October 11 2016 This client alert discusses how tax-exempt entities and statelocal governments (“eligible employers”) can take advantage of the new rules in the

BENEFITS REPORT

USA - October 4 2016 For those interested in the law of ERISA forum selection clauses, 2016 has been a year to remember. The majority of courts to address this issue have

The DOL Finalizes Its Safe-Harbor Rule on State-Sponsored IRAs

USA - August 9 2016 On August 25, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule on the circumstances in which state payroll deduction savings programs with an

Ninth Circuit Clarifies Remedies for Failure to Provide Documents Relevant to a Benefit Claim

USA - August 9 2016 This summer, the Ninth Circuit quieted any uncertainty about the viability of claims for procedural penalties against plan administrators based on

Internal Revenue Service Provides Guidance on the Scope of the New Determination Letter Program for Individually Designed Plans

USA - July 31 2016 The IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2016-37 on June 29, 2016, which provides much anticipated guidance on the elimination of the determination letter