The Commission filed two settled administrative proceedings involving Western Asset Management Co., a subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc. One centered on
Recent Federal Court decisions regarding Utah's same-sex marriage laws have placed private employers in unchartered waters. Many private employers
Governor Dayton yesterday signed the legislation legalizing same-sex marriage in Minnesota (the "Act", Chapter 74--H.F. No. 1054 and S.F. 925)
The Supreme Court of the United States announced decisions in two cases yesterday, and two cases today: US Airways, Inc. v. McCutchen, No. 11-1285:
If an employers medical plan includes benefits that are insured or HMOs, the employer may receive a Medical Loss Ratio rebate.
Employers that sponsor 401(k) plans allowing investments in company stock can breathe easier with the Second Circuit’s decisions today in Gray v. Citigroup Inc. and Gearren v. McGraw-Hill Cos.
The Supreme Court's May 16 decision in a closely-followed ERISA case, CIGNA Corp. v. Amara, --- S. Ct. ----, 2011 WL 1832824, U.S., May 16, 2011 (NO. 09-804), raises more questions than it answers.
Last week, the Employee Benefit Security Administration of the Department of Labor (DOL) held a hearing to review newly proposed regulations that would greatly expand the circumstances in which an individual who provides investment advice to a benefit plan or its participants becomes a fiduciary under ERISA.
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The IRS has issued Notice 2011-1, which provides relief from the requirement that non-grandfathered employer-sponsored insured group health plans not discriminate in favor of highly compensated individuals.