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Seyfarth Shaw Policy Matters Newsletter - September 26, 2019
Following approval by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee earlier this week, this afternoon Eugene Scalia was approved by a 53-44 vote of the full Senate.
United States
10 Oct 2019
To Disclose Or Not During ERISA Administrative Review — The Fourth Circuit Weighs In With An Affirmative Answer
A recent 4th Circuit decision reiterates the importance of aligning a plan fiduciary's administrative claim and appeal review process with the standards for a "full and fair review" under U.S. Department of Labor regulations.
United States
7 Oct 2019
The Check Is In The Mail—Or Not
Seyfarth Synopsis: The IRS recently issued somewhat helpful guidance to plan administrators on what to do about the constant problem of uncashed benefit checks from qualified retirement plans.
United States
19 Sep 2019
Seyfarth's Workplace Class Action Report Referenced In The San Antonio Express-News
Seyfarth's Workplace Class Action Report was referenced in a September 4 story from the San Antonio Express-News, "
United States
6 Sep 2019
DOL Clarifies Employers' Retirement Plan Obligations Under USERRA
On August 9, 2019, the Department of Labor ("DOL") issued USERRA Fact Sheet 1, providing guidance to employers about their pension obligations to reemployed
United States
30 Aug 2019
ERISA Means What It Says And Nothing More
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently held that once a multi-employer pension fund accelerates withdrawal liability periodic payments into a lump sum liability
United States
29 Aug 2019
When An Innocent ERISA Administrator Mistake Can Lead To Money Damages
A recent decision of the federal district court for the Southern District of New York warns ERISA fiduciaries that even innocent mistakes that do not misuse plan assets or unjustly enrich the fiduciaries...
United States
6 Aug 2019
Seyfarth Shaw Policy Matters Newsletter - July 25, 2019
Last week, President Trump tweeted his intent to nominate Eugene Scalia as Secretary of Labor.
United States
29 Jul 2019
A Small Administrative Health Care Fix Gets Court Approval (So Far)
The hyper-partisan political warfare in the American health care industry is far from over.
United States
26 Jul 2019
The Supreme Court Will Take Another Look At Its Erisa Stock-Drop Pleading Standard
Synopsis: ERISA stock-drop litigation has diminished in recent years due to the Supreme Court's Dudenhoeffer decision (and a rising stock market).
United States
9 Jul 2019
Seyfarth Shaw Policy Matters Newsletter - June 13, 2019
In a sometimes contentious hearing earlier this week, the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections reviewed the Department of Labor's
United States
26 Jun 2019
Out Of Network Provider's Claim Against Health Insurer Avoids ERISA Preemption
The provider moved to remand, claiming there could be no preemption given it had no standing to bring an ERISA claim.
United States
23 May 2019
IRS Expands Self-Correction Program
On April 19, 2019, the IRS issued Rev. Proc. 2019-19, updating its Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System ("EPCRS")
United States
15 May 2019
Withdrawal Liability Assessments — How To Identify Possible Default Defendants
A recent decision by the District Court from the Southern District of New York shows why it often makes sense to consider, on a privileged basis
United States
14 May 2019
Do ERISA Fiduciaries Have The Burden Of Proof On Loss Causation? — The Solicitor General Will Now Advise Whether The Supreme Court Should Provide The Answer
There is a deep circuit split on who bears the burden of proving loss causation on ERISA breach of fiduciary duty claims.
United States
10 May 2019
Seyfarth Shaw Policy Matters Newsletter - March 28, 2019
Paycheck Fairness Act Passes House. As predicted in last week's newsletter, the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 7) passed the House on Wednesday. The vote was 242-187, with 7 Republicans voting in support
United States
12 Apr 2019
With IRS Retraction, Lump Sum Buyout Opportunities For Retirees Are Permitted Once Again
On March 6, 2019, the IRS announced its intention to abandon further efforts, at least temporarily, to prohibit defined benefit plans from offering voluntary lump sum cashouts to retirees who are
United States
20 Mar 2019
Sixth Circuit Follows Ordinary Principles Of Contract Law To Find Whirlpool Is Not Obligated To Provide Lifetime Retiree Healthcare Benefits
Seyfarth Synopsis: Over the last several years, the law governing disputes on lifetime retiree health benefits in the Sixth Circuit has had many twists and turns.
United States
14 Mar 2019
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