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Ides Of March Special: 5Th Circuit Assassinates DOL Fiduciary Rule
On March 15, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit vacated in its entirety the Department of Labor's revised investment advice fiduciary rule (the "Fiduciary Rule") ...
United States
20 Mar 2018
DOL Talks Turkey On Fiduciary Rule
On November 27 – the day most people returned from a Thanksgiving weekend – the Department of Labor announced that it is extending the second applicability date for the rollout of the revised definition of investment advice fiduciary, from January 1, 2018 to July 1 of 2019.
United States
30 Nov 2017
"Mind Your Own (Unrelated) Business!!"
On November 6, 2017, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady introduced the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the long- awaited Republican-sponsored tax bill.
United States
8 Nov 2017
"... And Without Further Delay (But With Much Ado) DOL Fiduciary Rule to Debut June 9th"
On May 23, 2017 the Wall Street Journal published a letter by Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta in connection with the Department of Labor's new "investment advice" fiduciary rule (the "Fiduciary Rule") under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended ("ERISA") affecting accounts subject to ERISA ..
United States
24 May 2017
Matters of Interest - Constitutional Amendment By Legislative Referral: How Public Pensions Could Be Affected
This coming November, New York voters will find a referendum on the ballot on whether there should be a Constitutional Convention to amend the New York State Constitution.
United States
7 Apr 2017
Quoth The DOL, ‘Nevermore'? Delays Fiduciary Rule Until June – But Isn't Raven About Future Action
On April 4, 2017, the Federal Register posted a notice of delay of 60 days by the U.S. Department of Labor of the first scheduled applicability date for the so-called investment advice "fiduciary" (or conflict of interest) rule ...
United States
6 Apr 2017
It's About Time! DOL Proposes Delay Of Fiduciary Rule
The Department also requests additional comments on the rule and exemptions to date.
United States
3 Mar 2017
Final Fiduciary Rule Means ERISky Business: Will BICkering Follow?
On April 6, 2016, the Department of Labor (referred to herein as "DOL" or the "Department") issued its long-awaited changes to the definition of an "investment advice" fiduciary and accompanying exemptions.
United States
12 Oct 2016
Protecting Pensions And Contract Rights For Public Sector Employees
A look at how, in the current economic climate, some cities and states have attempted to impair contracts and pensions and how the public sector labor force has and can protect against those efforts.
United States
4 Aug 2015
AESOP’s Foibles? SCOTUS: Being A "Moench" Not Enough Under ERISA
The United States Supreme Court unanimously rejected a more defendant-favorable presumption in so-called "stock-drop" litigations.
United States
30 Jun 2014
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