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McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 26 Mar 2019

Multi-employer Plan Withdrawal Liability Lessons From The E Company Case

In Trustees of the Suburban Teamsters of Northern Illinois Pension Fund v. The E Company, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Jan. 29, 2019


McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 2 Apr 2018

9th Circuit: Employers Are Not ERISA Fiduciaries For Unpaid Multi-Employer Plan Contributions

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed the dismissal of an action brought by several multi-employer funds against owners and officers


McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 28 Mar 2018

Expanded DOL Disability Claims Procedure Rules Become Effective April 1

After much delay and uncertainty, the U.S. Department of Labor’s final rule on disability benefit claims procedures is set to become effective April


McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 29 Sep 2017

PBGC Issues Guidance on ‘Active Participant Reduction’ Reportable Events

On Sept. 15, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) issued a technical update providing interim guidance under its final rule on reportable


McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 8 Jun 2017

Supreme Court: ERISA ‘Church Plan’ Exemption Applies to Religiously Affiliated Hospital Plans

In a victory for religiously affiliated hospitals sponsoring defined benefit (DB) plans, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 5 that such plans need


McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 24 May 2017

No Delay of DOL Fiduciary Rule’s June 9 Applicability Date; Additional Guidance Issued

Earlier this week, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta indicated in a Wall Street Journal op-ed article that there will be no further delay as to the


McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 10 Apr 2017

DOL Finalizes 60-Day Delay of Fiduciary Rule Applicability

On April 7, the Department of Labor (DOL) formally adopted its previously proposed 60-day delay of the applicability date of its fiduciary


McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 3 Nov 2016

DOL Issues First Wave of Fiduciary Rule Guidance

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued long-awaited guidance in the form of answers to 34 frequently asked questions (the FAQs) on its


McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 15 Apr 2016

DOL Delivers Final Fiduciary Investment Advice Rule

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule revamping the standards for determining when a party is a fiduciary with respect to


McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 3 Mar 2016

Supreme Court: ERISA Pre-empts Vermont’s Health Data Collection Law as Applied to Self-Insured Health Plans

In Gobeille v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., No. 14-181, 2016 U.S. LEXIS 1612 (Mar. 1, 2016), the U.S. Supreme Court held that ERISA pre-empts Vermont's

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