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Private Equity

The Risks For Private Equity In Companies With Underfunded Benefit Plans

Editor: Please provide our readers with the facts involved in the case Sun Capital Partners v. New England Teamsters & Trucking Industry Pension Fund. Raskin: In the Sun Capital case, the First Circuit Court of Appeals held that an investment fund managed by a private equity firm, Sun...

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Healthcare

Rolling Out The Affordable Care Act

Editor: Please describe your background as Health Care Counsel in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel where you had a key role in developing and advising on the Affordable Care Act. Livingston: I spent ten years as an executive in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, the last three of which were...

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Appellate Law

Supreme Court's DOMA Decision Affects Employers' Obligations Under The FMLA

On June 26, 2013, the United States Supreme Court struck down the federal law that defined "marriage" as a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife, and "spouse" as a person of the opposite sex who is a husband or a wife. United States v. Windsor...

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