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Labor and Employment Practice
New requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are set to intensify state and federal governments' crackdown on worker misclassification.
Ruling rejects DOL challenge of an agreement by a 100% ESOP-owned company to advance defense costs and indemnify a trustee.
On April 16, 2013, Morgan Lewis presented the second installment of the 2013 Plan Sponsor Basics webinar series, which focuses on the day-to-day issues that many plan sponsors face in the design and operation of their retirement... more
New rules signal relief for financially sound plans and plan sponsors and are consistent with PBGC's section 4062(e) enforcement policy for "plant shutdown" liability.
High Court considers the constitutionality of DOMA, which may create tax-refund opportunities for employers and employees before April 15.
IRS amends EPCRS, significantly affecting 403(b) plans, and issues guidance to assist 403(b) plan sponsors in identifying and correcting defects.
Outside Publication | Article
This article was originally published in Volume 118, Number 03, March 2013 of the Journal of Taxation (Thomson Reuters/WG&L) By and large, plan sponsors and administrators will welcome the changes made by the Service t... more
Court of Federal Claims agrees with the IRS position that section 409A applies to discounted stock options; holding is important for compensatory stock option grants.
Presentation | Webinar
On March 21, 2013 Morgan Lewis presented the last installment of a three-part webinar series entitled "The Road to 2014: ACA Considerations" which discussed Affordable Care Act (ACA) considerations for employers, group health pl... more
On March 20, 2013, Morgan Lewis's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice presented its fourth installment of our "Hot Topics in Employee Benefits — What We're Seeing" webinar series, which featured updates o... more
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On March 19, 2013, Morgan Lewis presented the first installment of the 2013 Plan Sponsor Basics webinar series, which focuses on the day-to-day issues that many plan sponsors face in the design and operation of their retirement ... more
Presentation | Webinar
On March 12, 2013 Morgan Lewis presented the second installment of a three-part webinar series entitled "The Road to 2014: ACA Considerations" discussing Affordable Care Act (ACA) considerations for employers, group health plans... more
On February 28, 2013 Morgan Lewis presented the first installment of a three-part webinar series entitled "The Road to 2014: ACA Considerations" discussing Affordable Care Act (ACA) considerations for employers, group health ... more
Morgan Lewis attorneys presented this interactive webinar focusing on what should and should not be included in your 2013 CD&A. Panelists included lawyers with experience in executive compensation, securities, and litigat... more
The survey will involve more than 10,000 workers and carry important implications for employers, including the potential implementation of "right to know" regulations.
New guidance defers to the Dodd-Frank/CFTC framework for regulating the swaps clearing process.
On February 8, 2013, Morgan Lewis presented a one-hour webinar reviewing the recently released final regulations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Ec... more
New provisions for correcting operational and plan document errors take effect on April 1.
American Taxpayer Relief Act extends the existing, limited in-plan Roth conversion option to all amounts under plans that allow elective deferrals, including those amounts not yet eligible for distribution.
Modifications to the rules require action by group health plan sponsors and their vendors, including revisions to policies and procedures and new privacy notices.
LawFlash/Client Alert | Healthcare Policy and Reform Alert
As 2012 closes, group health plan sponsors turn their attention to completing 2012 tasks, implementing upcoming 2013 changes, and preparing for the full impact of ACA in 2014.
Outside Publication | Article
No action will be taken against creditworthy companies or small pension plans; no financial guarantees will be required for approximately 92% of applicable employer-plan sponsors.
Employers wishing to provide disaster relief assistance have several tax-relief provisions available to them.