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As DOL Fiduciary Rule is Officially Vacated, Focus Shifts to SEC
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2018

After nearly a decade in the making, the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule appears to be officially dead. On June 21st, the U.S. Court of Appeals


Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Employers in Upholding Arbitration Agreements Containing Class Action Waivers
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2018

On May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis that employers can require employees to arbitrate


New DOL FAB Further Delays Enforcement of Fiduciary Rule, But Does Not Undo The Rule In Its Entirety
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2018

On May 7, 2018, the DOL issued a Field Assistance Bulletin (“FAB”) addressing the Department’s enforcement policy on the fiduciary rule that was


Fifth Circuit Vacates DOL Fiduciary Rule
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2018

Department of Labor's fiduciary rule, including the expanded definition of "investment advice fiduciary" and the associated exemptions. The decision


Confusion Ensues After Appeal Over Fiduciary Rule in D.C. Circuit Dropped
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2018

On March 23, 2018, the National Association for Fixed Annuities (“NAFA”) and the Department of Labor filed a Joint Stipulation of Dismissal of


Fifth Circuit Vacates DOL Fiduciary Rule
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2018

In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule, including the expanded definition


Fifth Circuit Borrows One-Year Statute of Limitations for Section 502(c)(1) Claim
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2017

The Fifth Circuit held that the statute of limitations for an ERISA 502(c)(1) claima claim for penalties for failure to provide certain documents


Fifth Circuit Dismisses Appeal of Nationwide Injunction of Obama-Era Overtime Rule
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2017

In light of the Texas district court’s recent judgment invalidating the 2016 overtime rule, the DOL filed an unopposed motion to withdraw its appeal


Texas Court Grants Summary Judgment Invalidating 2016 Federal Overtime RUle
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2017

Earlier today, the Texas federal district court that had issued a preliminary injunction in November 2016 blocking implementation of the Obama


Seventh Circuit: EEOC May Continue Investigation After Dismissal of Private Lawsuit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2017

The Seventh Circuit recently concluded that the EEOC’s investigative powers do not end when a lawsuit related to the originating charge ends. EEOC v