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Mandatory Arbitration: The Next Frontier For ERISA Retirement Plans?
Background: On August 20, 2019, a Ninth Circuit panel in Dorman v. Schwab, No. 18-15281, reversed the district court's denial of Schwab's motion...
United States
19 Sep 2019
Fiduciary Framework For Investment By Defined Contribution Plans In Alternative Assets
With the maturing, growth and increasing importance of defined contribution plans to the retirement security of US employees
United States
15 Jul 2019
Benefit De-Risking – Steps Towards Full Funding
We recently advised a pension scheme on a buy-out of its defined benefit (DB) liabilities with an insurer. In the run up to the transaction, the employer and the trustees looked very carefully at whether the scheme had enough assets to make the transaction possible.
United States
1 Jul 2019
GMP Conversion – An Opportunity To Simplify Benefits
Guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion offers the opportunity for defined benefit schemes to simplify their benefits, potentially saving costs and making schemes more attractive to
United States
28 Jun 2019
Department Of Labor Fiduciary Rule Update
In March 2018, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the DOL final 2016 regulation under Section 3(21) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended on investment advice fiduciary status, ...
United States
10 Jun 2019
Investment Consultancy And Fiduciary Management – New Requirements For UK Pension Scheme Trustees
Investment consultancy and fiduciary management new requirements for UK pension scheme trustees and service providers
United States
9 Jan 2019
DOL Fiduciary Rule Update – Where Are We Now?
The take away for plan fiduciaries is that the landscape for the Fiduciary Rule is likely to change significantly, but not in the near future.
United States
18 Jan 2018
DOL Extends QPAM Relief To Five Financial Institutions
The DOL has recently extended the relief previously granted to five financial institutions which allows these banks to continue to rely on the QPAM exemption (Prohibited Transaction Exemption 84-14).
United States
17 Jan 2018
Global Governance For Retirement Plans
Although retirement plans and schemes are generally jurisdiction specific creatures, the governance of the retirement plans and schemes of multinational companies is very much a global issue.
United States
17 Jan 2018
Stable Value Funds: A Financial Investment With Risky Litigation Consequences
Virtually all companies that offer participant-directed retirement plans permit their participants to elect an income-producing, low risk, liquid fund, such as a money market fund or a stable value fund.
United States
17 Jan 2018
A Global Guide To Retirement Plans & Schemes
Although retirement plans and schemes are generally jurisdiction-specific creatures, the governance of retirement plans and schemes maintained by multinational corporations is very much a global issue.
United States
26 Jul 2017
Supreme Court Docket Report - December 2, 2016
The doctrine of patent exhaustion provides that, after the first authorized sale of a patented article, the purchaser can use, repair, or resell the article without infringing the patent.
United States
2 Dec 2016
Sun Capital Update: US Private Equity Funds Liable For Multiemployer Plan Withdrawal Liability Of Portfolio Company
On March 28, 2016, in a much-anticipated decision, the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts issued its ruling in Sun Capital Partners III, LP, et al. v. New England Teamsters and Trucking Industry Pension Fund.
United States
13 May 2016
First Look At DOL's Final Fiduciary Rule
On April 6, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) released in final form its massive package of rules, exemptions and amendments to existing exemptions that comprise its Fiduciary Rule.
United States
14 Apr 2016
Supreme Court Decision Alert - January 25, 2016
Today, the Supreme Court issued three decisions, described below, of interest to the business community: Federal Power Act—Federal Regulation of Demand Response in the Wholesale Energy Market; Statutes of Limitations—Equitable Tolling; Employee Retirement Income Security Act—Stock-Drop Actions
United States
25 Jan 2016
Supreme Court Decision Alert - January 20, 2016
Today, the Supreme Court issued two decisions, described below, of interest to the business communi
United States
20 Jan 2016
Supreme Court Decision Alert - May 18, 2015
Today, the Supreme Court issued two decisions, described below, of interest to the business community: ERISA—Statute of Limitations and the Duty to Monitor; and Bankruptcy Code—Disposition of Funds Held By Chapter 13 Trustee After Conversion to Chapter 7
United States
18 May 2015
Supreme Court Docket Report - March 30, 2015
Retirement Income Security Act—Equitable Relief for Benefit Overpayments
United States
31 Mar 2015
An Ounce Of Prevention: Top Ten Reasons To Have An ERIDSA Litigator On Speed Dial
Nearly every large US company, whether public or private, offers pension and welfare benefits to its employees.
United States
25 Feb 2015
Supreme Court Decision Alert - January 26, 2015
Collective-Bargaining Agreements—Vesting of Retiree Health-Care Benefits
United States
27 Jan 2015
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