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Kelley Drye & Warren LLP | USA | 14 Sep 2011
Plaintiffs adequately alleged that defendant's conduct was a plausible cause of some of its loss
Clark Hofer was an AnchorBank employee.
Franczek Radelet PC | USA | 21 Jul 2011
Health care reform significant new changes to claims and appeals requirements
As summarized in a previous FR Alert, non-grandfathered group health plans are subject to new claims and appeals requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as modified by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
Wedlake Bell | United Kingdom | 4 Jul 2011
Early retirement terms: TUPE transfer did not protect right to unreduced pension on retirement
The well known 2002 ECJ decision in Beckmann clarified how the "pensions exception" in TUPE was intended to work: broadly these "Beckmann rights" are rights to an enhanced redundancy pension on early retirement which pass to a purchaser under a TUPE transfer.
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 23 May 2011
Court dismisses shareholder derivative action against Citigroup officers and directors for inadequate pleading of demand futility
On May 17, 2011, Judge Stein of the Southern District of New York granted defendants' motion to dismiss with prejudice this consolidated shareholder derivative action against current and former Citigroup officers and directors.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP | USA | 10 May 2011
Plan's refusal to consider late appeal not arbitrary and capricious
Briggs & Stratton employed Augusta Edwards until November of 2005.
Gowling WLG | Canada | 10 May 2011
Workers’ compensation payment based on age not discriminatory
Last February, Gowlings informed you that the Québec Workers’ Compensation Tribunal ruled that the reduction of injured workers’ income replacement benefits at age 65 constituted a form of discrimination prohibited by the Canadian and Québec Charters of Rights and Freedoms.
Kennedys Law LLP | United Kingdom | 27 Jan 2011
Government abolishes default retirement age
In August 2010 we reported on the Government's proposals to abolish the default retirement age.
Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 10 Dec 2010
Cigna Corp. v. Amara: the “likely prejudice” standard under the microscope
On November 30, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in CIGNA Corp. v. Amara, Case No. 09-804.
Squire Patton Boggs | United Kingdom | 7 Dec 2010
Government publishes its Equality Strategy including plans on positive action and gender pay reporting
The Government has published 'The Equality Strategy - Building a Fairer Britain', setting out its new approach to equality.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP | USA | 12 Oct 2010
Employee who trades away due process protections cannot then claim a deprivation
Peter Palka's hopes of becoming a Chicago police officer were dashed when he was kicked out of the Police Academy.