Last year, in CIGNA Corp. v. Amara, the Supreme Court signaled a willingness to broaden the scope of equitable remedies available to successful ERISA plaintiffs.
In March of this year, the Internal Revenue Service published a guide to be used by its examiners in monitoring compliance by employers and group health plan sponsors with the requirements under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA).
Beginning January 1, 2012, French residents with worldwide assets between 1.3 million and 3.0 million Euros are subject to a wealth tax of 0.25, and 0.5 from 3.0 million Euros.
Late last year I reviewed the case of Milgram v. Orthopedic Associates which dealt with a plan having to essentially pay twice because it gave too much money to an ex-spouse in a QDRO distribution.
Many litigators take two things for granted beyond death and taxes: first, that under the attorney-client privilege, they can freely communicate with their clients either electronically or in writing without fear of having to turn over their communications to other parties in litigation; and second, that under the attorney work-product privilege, the notes or memoranda created by the attorney need not be produced at the request of an opposing litigant.
Remember that pesky fee disclosure thing that won't go away?
The questions may sound like the title to a Dr. Seuss book, but it really has great bearing on how to you are treated under ERISA.
Federal health care fraud enforcement authorities announced last week that they successfully carried out another major national health care fraud sting which they say is the largest of its kind.
It's clear that hospitals and health systems are once again acquiring physician practices in an effort to stabilize their referral networks
The IRS recently sent out a questionnaire (Form 14246) to 269 issuers of tax-exempt bonds requesting information on advance refundings that took place between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010.