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Proposed FIRPTA Regulations Provide Clarity For Pension Funds
On June 6, 2019, the U.S. Treasury released proposed regulations under Internal Revenue Code section 897(l) providing guidance for "qualified foreign pension funds" for purposes of the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act.
United States
17 Jun 2019
Kentucky Court Holds That Public Pension Plan Beneficiaries Lack Standing To Sue
The plaintiffs have appealed the decision to the Kentucky Supreme Court. We will continue to monitor further developments.
United States
7 May 2019
In Dawson v. Steager, U.S. Supreme Court Bars Discriminatory Taxation Of Federal Employees
On February 20, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of the Dawsons.
United States
27 Feb 2019
Pennsylvania Pension Review Commission Recommends Overhaul To Public Plans' Investments And Structure
The Situation: The Pennsylvania Legislature passed Act 5 in 2017, which, among other things, created the Pennsylvania Public Pension Management and Asset Investment Review Commission ("Commission").
United States
14 Feb 2019
Pennsylvania Pension Review Commission Releases Final Report
The appendix provides "additional context" to the parts of the report Commissioner Gallagher believed needed "further qualification."
United States
10 Jan 2019
Novel Suit By Kentucky Pension Beneficiaries Continues
A Kentucky court decided in favor of the beneficiaries of Kentucky's Public Retirement System by striking down a motion to dismiss their suit ...
United States
2 Jan 2019
Pennsylvania's Commission Continues To Probe The Value Of Active Management
Pennsylvania's Commission was told at the September hearing regarding the PSERS and SERS probe that $3.8 billion in investment fees have gone unreported.
United States
19 Oct 2018
Monthly Update—Australian Labour & Employment - September 2018
In this edition of the Update, we first report on the decline in labour costs and the Prime Minister's decision not to lift the retirement age.
10 Oct 2018
Pennsylvania's Imminent Report On Investment Fees: What's Coming Next?
Pennsylvania's Auditor General Eugene DePasquale decided not to wait until November 30 to chart his path forward.
United States
6 Sep 2018
PSERS Takes Action To Reduce Fees Paid To External Investment Managers
This development represents just one aspect of the ongoing debate over active versus passive asset management.
United States
30 Aug 2018
PA Commission Scrutinizes Active Management Of Public Pension Assets
This review in Pennsylvania comes at a time when public pension plans across the country are facing substantial unfunded liabilities.
United States
15 Aug 2018
Fifth Circuit Vacates ERISA "Fiduciary Rule": Future Uncertain
On March 15, 2018, in a 2–1 decision, the Fifth Circuit vacated all parts of the Department of Labor's so-called "Fiduciary Rule" in Chamber of Commerce, et. al. v. Acosta ...
United States
23 Mar 2018
Data Breach Risks For 401(k) And Retirement Plans
There has been a recent spike in attacks on 401(k) and retirement plans by cyber criminals.
United States
18 Apr 2017
European Union Passes IORP II Directive
One of the key changes is the introduction of more detailed governance requirements on risk management, outsourcing, and internal audit.
European Union
6 Feb 2017
Japan Legal Update, Vol. 20 - November 2016
On October 18, 2016, the Japanese Government submitted to the Diet a bill to partially amend the Commercial Code and the Act on International Carriage of Goods by Sea ("Amendment Bill").
1 Dec 2016
Implementation Of Adequate Funding Of The Labor Pension Reserve Fund Under The Amended Labor Standards Act Begins In 2016
In Taiwan, the labor pension reserve fund is the fund from which employees eligible for the pension scheme under the Labor Standards Act receive their pension payments upon retirement.
20 Oct 2016
Third Circuit Rules That Private Equity Fund And Portfolio Company Are Not A "Single Employer" For Purpose Of WARN Act Liability
As private equity funds increasingly decide to participate actively in the affairs and management of their portfolio companies, recent court rulings suggest that funds may face greater exposure to liability for a portfolio company's obligations.
United States
28 Sep 2016
Sun Capital 一案更新:美国区域法院就在私募股权基金上加退休金责任一决定双
Amendments to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA"), 29 U.S.C. §§ 1001 et seq., in 1980 made "trade[s] or business[es]" that are under "common control"—which has since been defined by regulation to mean 80 percent common ownership—jointly and severally liable for each other's withdrawal liability under a multi-employer pension plan.
United States
2 Aug 2016
Japan Legal Update, Vol. 15 | June 2016
An Amendment to the Banking Act, Etc. (the "Amendment") was enacted on May 25, 2016.
29 Jun 2016
Sun Capital Update: District Court Doubles Down On Imposition Of Pension Liability For Private Equity Funds
In 2007, two private equity funds of Sun Capital Advisors, Inc.—Sun Capital III and Sun Capital IV (collectively, the "Sun Capital funds")—acquired 30 percent and 70 percent stakes, respectively, in Scott Brass, Inc...
United States
1 Jun 2016
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