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Ninth Circuit Rules That A Domestic Partner Under California State Law Was A Spouse For An ERISA Plan
In an unpublished decision dated May 16, 2019, the Ninth Circuit held that a plan administrator abused its discretion by denying surviving spouse benefits under an ERISA retirement benefit plan
United States
20 Jun 2019
IRS Issues Update To Qualified Plan Correction Guidance
In September, the IRS issued Rev. Proc. 2018-52 updating the IRS correction program, i.e., Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System ("EPCRS").
United States
15 Oct 2018
DOL Fiduciary Rule Officially Dead
For several years now we've been keeping you updated on the long and winding road of the Department of Labor's ("DOL") Fiduciary Rule.
United States
2 Jul 2018
DOL Issues Temporary Enforcement Policy For Fiduciary Advice Rule
On May 7, 2018, the Department of Labor (the "DOL") issued a temporary non-enforcement policy regarding its investment advice fiduciary regulation (the "Fiduciary Rule") in Field Assistance Bulletin 2018-02.
United States
11 May 2018
Department Of Labor Has More To Say About ESG And Shareholder Rights
On April 23, 2018, the Department of Labor ("DOL") issued Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2018-01 ("FAB"), which clarifies Interpretive Bulletin 2015-01 (relating to a benefit plan selecting investments...
United States
30 Apr 2018
DOL Fiduciary Advice Rule Vacated By The Fifth Circuit
With the Fifth Circuit's ruling, the fate of the Fiduciary Rule is uncertain.
United States
26 Mar 2018
The DOL Fiduciary Definition Regulations Are Here . . . Really They Are Finally Here
Included in the definition of a fiduciary in Section 3(21) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA") is someone who provides investment advice for a fee.
United States
20 Apr 2016
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