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Podcast: Key Considerations for ERISA Plan Fiduciaries When Delegating Investment Authority
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2019

In this Episode of The Proskauer Benefits Brief, partner Ira Bogner and senior counsel Adam Scoll discuss the key considerations for ERISA plan


U.S. Department of Labor proposes new fiduciary standard
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2015

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its highly anticipated, re-proposed regulation addressing when a person providing investment


Releases
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

In Bacon v. Stiefel Laboratories, Inc., No. 09-21871-CV, 2011 WL 4944122 (S.D. Fla. Oct. 17, 2011), the district court held that the execution of general releases that specifically referenced ERISA were enforceable and barred the two plaintiffs’ ERISA and securities law claims.


Looming potential downgrade of U.S. government securities may require action by employee benefit plan fiduciaries
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2011

As our Great Nation breathed what for most of us was a huge collective sigh of relief yesterday evening, President Obama and Congressional leaders finally announced a deal for emergency legislation to end the stalemate over the nation's "debt ceiling" crisis.


Seventh Circuit revisits issue of remedies available under ERISA 502(a)(3) in reviving class action
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2011

In Kenseth v. Dean Health Plan, Inc., 610 F.3d 452 (7th Cir. 2010) and Smith v. Medical Benefits Adm’rs Grp. Inc., No. 09-3865 (7th Cir. Mar. 15, 2011), the Seventh Circuit considered whether a plan participant, who was misadvised as to hisher entitlement to medical coverage, was entitled to relief when the participant subsequently learned, after receiving the medical treatment, that coverage was in fact not available.


U.S. Supreme Court to consider “prevailing party” status as a requirement to entitlement to attorney’s fee award under ERISA
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2010

On January 15, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Hardt v. Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co., No. 09-448, and agreed to consider the question of whether a party in an ERISA action must be a “prevailing party” to be entitled to an award of attorney’s fees and costs under Section 502(g)(1), 29 U.S.C. 1132(g)(1).


Pamela A Onufer
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Russell L. Hirschhorn
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Paul M. Hamburger
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Andrew M Katzenstein
  • Proskauer Rose LLP