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Appellate Law

How Will The Supreme Court's DOMA Decision Impact Your Employee Benefit Plans?

On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that will affect virtually all employers across the country. In United States v. Windsor, the Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. That section of...

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Healthcare

Healthcare Reform For Employers 101: What Needs To Be Done Now

Although implementation of the first wave of reforms enacted under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (“ACA”) has been underway for several years, employers should prepare now for the second wave of ACA’s reforms – including the “employer mandate...

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Employee Benefits (ERISA)

Fiduciary Responsibilities And Related Risks All Plan Sponsors Should Be Aware Of

The responsibilities facing employers who sponsor qualified employee benefit plans, including 401(k) plans, defined benefit plans, employee stock ownership plans and 403(b) plans, are many and not to be taken lightly. The United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) has increased...

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