Fiduciary Issues and Plan Governance

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December 20, 2016
November 8, 2016
October 13, 2016

Care New England Health System (“CNE”) recently agreed to pay $400,000 and enter into a corrective action plan with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights to resolve HIPAA violations.

Client Alert
April 18, 2016

On March 14, 2016 the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit declined to enforce an ERISA plan’s statute of limitations because the plan administrator failed to disclose in its denial letter how much time the participant had to file suit. Please read our client alert for additional information.

Client Alert
April 7, 2016
Yesterday, after months of intensive review and feedback from industry experts and other stakeholders, the Department of Labor finalized the controversial regulations defining the term “fiduciary” under ERISA and providing new rules regarding investment advice. Please read our client alert for more information.
Client Alert
January 22, 2016
On January 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion in Montanile v. Board of Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan. To find out whether the Court ruled that a plan administrator may bring a subrogation claim against a participant whose third-party settlement is dispersed into nontraceable items, please read our client alert.
January 4, 2016
Kutak Rock has published its latest edition of the Employee Benefits News.
Newsletter
October 29, 2015

Kutak Rock attorneys Marc Lieberman, Mark Lasee and Andrew McNichol authored an article, "When Trustees Have a Duty to Delegate Investment Management," for the October 2015 issue of The NAPPA Report.

Article
May 11, 2015

Kutak Rock attorney Marc Liebermann authored an article, “Want to Preclude Municipal Bankruptcies Filed to Discharge Pension Obligations? Amend Your Bankruptcy Authorization Statute, Pronto,” in the April 2015 issue of The National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA) Report.

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April 21, 2015
The Department of Labor (DOL) released a new proposed rule last week that will change who is considered a fiduciary of a qualified plan, IRA or health savings account (HSA) (the Fiduciary Rule). We believe this rule will have limited impact on plan sponsors. However, given the extensive commentary on the Fiduciary Rule, plan sponsors should understand how the Fiduciary Rule could impact them. For more information, please read our client alert.
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