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Franczek Radelet PC | USA | 5 Sep 2017

Significant Changes Proposed for Employee Benefit Plan Audit Reports

Under ERISA, retirement plans and self-insured welfare plans with 100 or more participants (measured as of the beginning of the plan year) are


Franczek Radelet PC | USA | 21 Jun 2017

Department of Labor Finalizes Claims and Appeals Regulations for Disability Benefits

The Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration has issued final regulations that change the claims and appeals procedures


Franczek Radelet PC | USA | 8 Jun 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Finds that Retirement Plans Sponsored by Religious Hospitals Are Exempt from ERISA

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that retirement plans sponsored by church-affiliated organizations, such as hospitals, are exempt from ERISA


Franczek Radelet PC | USA | 18 May 2017

Senate Votes to Revoke Department of Labor Guidance on State-Run Retirement Plans for Private Sector Employees

In yet another move to roll-back regulatory guidance issued during the Obama administration, earlier this month the U.S. Senate voted to revoke a


Franczek Radelet PC | USA | 3 Jan 2017

U.S. Supreme Court to Consider ERISA Church Plan Exemption

In a decision that may have profound consequences for the funding and continued operation of defined benefit retirement plans covering employees at


Franczek Radelet PC | USA | 30 Aug 2016

Final Regulations Issued on Application of ERISA to State-Sponsored Retirement Programs for Private Sector Employees

The U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") has issued final regulations allowing states to implement state-sponsored retirement plans for private sector


Franczek Radelet PC | USA | 19 Aug 2016

Multiple Universities Sued Over 403(b) Retirement Plan Investment Fees

In the last several days, a number of large private universities have been sued regarding the investment fees in their 403(b) retirement plans. The


Franczek Radelet PC | USA | 26 Apr 2016

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Redefining ERISA’s Definition of “Fiduciary” for Certain Types of Investment Advice

On April 6th, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released a final rule (the "Fiduciary Rule") that expands the types of retirement investment advice


Franczek Radelet PC | USA | 1 Mar 2016

U.S. Supreme Court Rules That ERISA Preempts State Health Claims Reporting Law

Today, in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, the United States Supreme Court held that the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974


Franczek Radelet PC | USA | 22 Feb 2016

Important Development in Dave & Buster’s Lawsuit Regarding Whether Cutting Employee Work Hours Violates ERISA

In a case of first impression that is being closely watched by plaintiffs’ attorneys and large employers alike, a federal judge recently ruled

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