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By Allison Crowe, Samantha Souza
In the past few years, several states and localities have passed paid sick leave laws. These laws generally require employers to offer workers paid sick
By J. Christian Nemeth, Richard J. Pearl
In Lee v. Argent Trust Co., the court dismissed ERISA claims challenging an ESOP stock transaction because the plaintiff, who "fundamentally misunderstands the nature of the" ESOP transaction, did not allege that she suffered any injury.
By Richard J. Pearl, Charnae Supplee
The federal court affirmed ERISA's limitations on the types of claims and remedies available under ERISA.
By Theodore (Ted) M. Becker, Erin Turley
The 2019 ESOP National Conference, an annual gathering for employee owners from all levels, association volunteer leaders and expert professionals
By Emily Rickard, Megan Mardy, Jacob Mattinson, Judith Wethall
The Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services have released final rules removing the prohibition on pairing HRAs with individual health policies.
By Marc Sorini, Noah Feldman Greene
The legal status of cannabis (often called "marijuana" in federal and state laws) has evolved at an astonishing pace.
By Erin Steele, Jacob Mattinson, Judith Wethall
A new IRS notice will allow many with chronic health conditions who participate in high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) with health savings accounts (HSAs)
By Khelin Aiken
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has increased its efforts to follow through on its commitment to provide guidance to stakeholders on the regulatory landscape for products containing CBD.
By J. Christian Nemeth, Richard J. Pearl, Brian Tiemann, Brigid McCarthy
The US Supreme Court recently agreed to review the Eighth Circuit's decision in Thole v. US Bank, in which the Eighth Circuit held that participants in an overfunded defined benefit pension plan
By Elvira Kras
There are three focal points in every successorship case: (1) notice to the purchaser; (2) continuity of the business; and (3) the ability of the seller to provide relief.
By Dale Van Demark, Lisa Schmitz Mazur
Certain long-standing laws, such as the civil monetary penalty provision prohibiting patient inducements, have hampered providers' ability to fully leverage remote patient monitoring
By Vernessa Pollard, Anisa Mohanty
As part of the 21st Century Cures Act, Congress gave the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the authority to establish a Breakthrough Devices Program
By Nicole L. Castle, Stefan Meisner, Paul M. Thompson
•Last week, the Antitrust Division reported that it has changed its Justice Manual to state that it will consider antitrust compliance at the charging stage in criminal antitrust investigations, instead of waiting for plea negotiation or the sentencing stage.
By Zak Franklin
Executives are no longer reluctant to lawyer up.
By Maggie McTigue, Stephen Pavlick, PC
In 2018, the Treasury Department and the IRS issued new hardship distribution rules applicable to defined contribution plans, and many plans have begun administering these new rules.
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