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09 June 2017
Fiduciary Rule: June 9 & Beyond Legal Alerts
08 June 2017
Court Supports Plans’ Freedom to Craft Own Process for Beneficiary Designations
Source: HR Daily Advisor
Articles
19 October 2016
IRS Provides Guidance for the Post-Determination Letter Era Legal Alerts
01 March 2016
Is there a Difference Between a Domestic Relations Order and a QDRO?
Source: Thompson's Guide to Assigning and Loaning Benefit Money
Articles
04 January 2016
2016 Benefit Limits Legal Alerts
17 November 2015
Legal Issues for Workplace Wellness and Disease Management Programs Podcasts
01 July 2015
Obergefell Simplifies Benefit Plan Administration Legal Alerts
09 June 2015
It’s Not Too Late to Avoid Early Legal Alerts
05 May 2015
Impact of Updated Fiduciary Investment Advice Definition on Large Plans Legal Alerts
06 January 2015
2015 Benefit Limits Legal Alerts
01 December 2014
EEOC Wellness Program Litigation: Has the EEOC Gone Wild?
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
11 July 2014
Targeted IRS Examinations of Section 409A Compliance
Source: BNA Tax and Accounting Center
Articles
03 July 2014
Seismic Shift for Employer Stock in ERISA Account Plans: Supreme Court Voids Presumption of Prudence Legal Alerts
01 July 2014
Domestic Partnership May Create Assignment Rights Under ERISA
Source: Thompson's Pension Plan Fix-It Handbook
Articles
15 May 2014
Targeted IRS Examinations of Section 409A Compliance Legal Alerts
17 March 2014
Final Information Reporting Requirements for Employers Legal Alerts
24 December 2013
2014 Benefit Limits Legal Alerts
28 June 2013
Supreme Court Changes Landscape with DOMA Decision- A Primer for Employee Benefit Plans Legal Alerts
06 June 2013
Final Wellness Program Rules-Beware What You Wish For Legal Alerts
01 June 2013
Fourth Circuit Enforces Waiver of Beneficiary Rights in Domestic Relations Order
Source: Thompson’s Guide to Assigning and Loaning Benefit Plan Money
Articles
20 May 2013
IRS Launches Compliance Project to Investigate 401(k) Plan Loan Defaults
Source: Thompson's HR Compliance Expert
Articles
19 April 2013
Final HIPAA Omnibus Rules Require Attention Legal Alerts
19 March 2013
KT Compares the PCOR and Reinsurance Fees. KT breaks through the confusion between the IRS PCOR Fee and the HHS Transitional Reinsurance Fee with this easy to understand and use comparison chart.
Source: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Other Publications
18 March 2013
Kilpatrick Townsend files comments with IRS suggesting improvements to the employer penalty proposed regulations
Source: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Other Publications
08 March 2013
‘Plan Documents Rule’ Yields Opposing Results When Applied to Disputing Beneficiaries
Source: Thompson's HR Compliance Expert
Articles
14 January 2013
2013 Benefit Limits Legal Alerts
04 October 2012
Kilpatrick Townsend Health and Welfare Team Files HHS Comments Concerning the Application of the Reinsurance Fee to Employer Group Health Plans
Source: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Other Publications
13 July 2012
KT Health and Welfare Team Files Comments with IRS to Exempt Stand-Alone HRAs from the PCOR Trust Fee
Source: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Other Publications
11 June 2012
Kilpatrick Townsend Health and Welfare Team Submits IRS Comments on how to make stand-alone HRAs work under the minimum value requirements of the Affordable Care Act
Source: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Other Publications
18 April 2012
Mandatory Fees on Health Plan Insurers and Plan Sponsors to Fund Research Legal Alerts
23 February 2012
Future Guidance Outlined for Automatic Enrollment, Employer Responsibilities and Waiting Periods Legal Alerts
20 February 2012
Final Summary of Benefits and Coverage Rules – A Rocky Compliance Road for Employer Plans Legal Alerts
30 January 2012
Kilpatrick Townsend Submits Comments to HHS regarding Essential Health Benefits Proposal
Source: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Other Publications
20 January 2012
Information Statements Due by January 31, 2012 for ISO Exercises and ESPP Stock Transfers Legal Alerts
17 January 2012
New Department of Labor Regulations Offer More Investment Advisers the Opportunity to Provide Advice to Participants in 401(K) Plans and IRAs Legal Alerts
10 January 2012
New Guidance Issued for Reporting the Cost of Health Coverage on Forms W-2 Legal Alerts
23 December 2011
2012 Benefit Limits Legal Alerts
01 December 2011
DOL Raises the Stakes for the Audit Quality Initiative Legal Alerts
02 November 2011
Final Investment Advice Regulations Legal Alerts
06 September 2011
KT Submits IRS Comments on the Application of the Research Fee to Self-Insured Plans and EAPs
Source: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Other Publications
18 July 2011
Comments to IRS Concerning Form W-2 Reporting Requirements
Source: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Other Publications
05 April 2011
Reporting the Cost of Health Coverage on Forms W-2 Legal Alerts
17 February 2011
DOL Delays Compliance with the Fee Disclosure Regulations Legal Alerts
01 January 2011
Nondiscrimination Rules Delayed For Insured Health Plans Legal Alerts
22 December 2010
2011 Benefit Limits Legal Alerts
07 September 2010
Reimbursing OTC Drugs and Applying for Mini-Med Waivers Legal Alerts
27 August 2010
The Next Generation of Appeals Procedures – New Federal External Review Process and Model Notices Legal Alerts
05 August 2010
DOL Takes Aim at Hidden Retirement Plan Fees Legal Alerts
27 July 2010
Internal Appeals and External Review Processes under the Affordable Care Act Legal Alerts
19 July 2010
Preventive Care Rules under the Affordable Care Act Legal Alerts
14 July 2010
IRS Increases Scrutiny of 401(k) Plans Legal Alerts
13 July 2010
The SEC Targets the Advertising of “Target Date Funds” with New Proposed Rules Legal Alerts
24 June 2010
Affordable Care Act Patient Bill of Rights Guidance Application to Non-Grandfathered and Grandfathered Plans Legal Alerts
16 June 2010
Will Grandfathered Health Plans Become An Endangered Species? Legal Alerts
19 May 2010
Government Resource Links
Source: Kilpatrick Stockton LLP
Other Publications
18 May 2010
Health Care Reform Emerging Issues
17 May 2010
Health Care Reform – Availability Of Coverage For Adult Children Legal Alerts
13 May 2010
Health Care Reform Chart Other Publications
11 May 2010
Early Retiree Reinsurance Program - HHS Releases Interim Final Regulations Legal Alerts
29 April 2010
2011 Health and Welfare Planning Other Publications
29 April 2010
2011 Health And Welfare Planning: Employer Compliance With Health Care Reform And Other Key Developments Podcasts
30 March 2010
Health Care Reform – Impact On Employers And Employer-Sponsored Health Plans Legal Alerts
05 March 2010
Number Two and Counting - Congress Extends and Expands the Cobra Subsidy Program Legal Alerts
05 January 2010
The Kilpatrick Stockton LLP Employee Benefits Team Submits Comments to the Department of Labor Regarding the Interim Final GINA Rules
Source: Kilpatrick Stockton LLP
Other Publications
04 January 2010
Comments to the Interim Final GINA Rules
Source: Kilpatrick Stockton LLP
Other Publications
23 December 2009
What You Always Wanted for the Holidays - A COBRA Subsidy Extension Legal Alerts
19 October 2009
2010 Benefit Limits Legal Alerts
13 October 2009
GINA Interim Final Regulations - Wellness and Disease Management Programs Impacted Legal Alerts
13 October 2009
HHS GINA Proposed Regulations - HIPAA Covered Entities Impacted Legal Alerts
01 September 2009
FTC's Health Breach Notification Rule: The Impact on HIPAA-Covered Entities and Business Associates
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
18 August 2009
The FTC Red Flags Rule – Impact on Employee Benefit Programs Legal Alerts
12 August 2009
UPDATE: IRS Extends Deadline for FBAR Reporting Requirements for Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds and Similar Commingled Investments Legal Alerts
05 August 2009
Medicare Reporting Applies To Uninsured Liability Claims – Employers May Be Required To Register Legal Alerts
01 July 2009
Supreme Court Holds That Employer's Efforts to Avoid Discrimination Claims Resulted in Unlawful Discrimination Legal Alerts
26 June 2009
UPDATE: IRS Modifies FBAR Reporting Requirements for Hedge Fund and Commingled Similar Investments – Due June 30, 2009 Legal Alerts
25 June 2009
UPDATE: IRS Modifies FBAR Reporting Requirements for Hedge Fund and Similar Investments Legal Alerts
24 June 2009
Recently Announced FBAR Reporting Requirements for Hedge Fund and Similar Investments – Due June 30, 2009 Legal Alerts
01 June 2009
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009: COBRA Subsidy Update
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
05 May 2009
The Impact of H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu) on the Workplace Legal Alerts
28 April 2009
2010 Health & Welfare Planning Teleconference: What Should Employers Be Doing Now? Podcasts
01 March 2009
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act: The Practical Implications for Employers
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
24 February 2009
A Benefits Primer on the Economic Stimulus Package – COBRA, Transit and HIPAA Legal Alerts
18 February 2009
Stimulus Package Adds Tight Limits on Executive Pay For Banks Receiving Federal Financial Aid Legal Alerts
06 February 2009
Medicare Part D - Employer Notice To CMS Legal Alerts
05 February 2009
Treasury Announces New Restrictions on Executive Compensation Legal Alerts
31 December 2008
Taxation of Educational Assistance to Employees
Source: American Society of Training and Development
Articles
01 December 2008
The Ninth Circuit Upholds the San Francisco - "Pay or Play" Health Care Ordinance: What's Next for Employers?
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
21 October 2008
2009 Benefit Limits Legal Alerts
01 September 2008
Conflict of Interest in Claims Decisions - Measuring the Impact of MetLife v. Glenn
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
14 July 2008
Conflict of Interest in Claims Decisions – A Critical Analysis of MetLife v. Glenn Legal Alerts
20 June 2008
Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act Legal Alerts
27 May 2008
2009 Health & Welfare Planning Teleconference: What Should Employers Be Doing Now? Podcasts
21 May 2008
Landmark Genetic Nondiscrimination Legislation Legal Alerts
01 March 2008
The Intersection of San Francisco's Health Care Security Ordinance and ERISA Preemption
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
19 February 2008
DOL Updates FMLA Regulations – A Benefits Perspective Legal Alerts
23 January 2008
ERISA Preemption on the Run – San Francisco's Health Ordinance Legal Alerts
19 December 2007
Congress Enacts Amendments to the Family and Medical Leave Act Legal Alerts
11 December 2007
Health and Welfare Update - What Plan Sponsors Should Be Doing Now
Source: ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Articles
19 November 2007
Proposed Regulations for Automatic Contribution Arrangements Legal Alerts
08 November 2007
Fiduciary Relief for Qualified Default Investment Alternatives Legal Alerts
22 October 2007
2008 Benefit Limits Legal Alerts
20 August 2007
Two Decades in the Making -- IRS Issues New Proposed Regulations for Cafeteria Plans Legal Alerts
13 August 2007
Department of Homeland Security Issues "Safe Harbor" Regulations Regarding "No-Match Letters" Legal Alerts
02 August 2007
House Passes Bill to Override Recent Supreme Court Title VII Decision Legal Alerts
01 August 2007
New Georgia Law Imposes Broad Employee Verification Requirements on Public Employers and Their Contractors Legal Alerts
25 June 2007
Employer Health Coverage Under the Final 409A Regulations -- Should Plan Sponsors be Worried? Legal Alerts
27 March 2007
Setting the Stage for the Final Section 409A Regulations Legal Alerts
21 March 2007
Eighth Circuit Rules That Excluding Contraceptives from Employee Health Plan Is Not Discriminatory Legal Alerts
23 February 2007
IRS Issues HSA and HRA Rollover Guidance – Transition Relief through March 15, 2007 Legal Alerts
27 December 2006
Congress Enhances Health Savings Accounts Legal Alerts
01 December 2006
New TRICARE Rule Affects Employer Group Health Plans
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
13 November 2006
2007 Benefit Limits Legal Alerts
02 November 2006
TRICARE Amendment Affects Employer Group Health Plans Legal Alerts
30 August 2006
Change to Win Releases "American Dream" Survey Results Legal Alerts
18 August 2006
President Signs Pension Protection Act of 2006 Legal Alerts
01 June 2006
Proposed Clarifications to Section 409A Proposed Regulations Regarding Restoration Plan Participants Who Become Disabled
Source: Kilpatrick Stockton LLP
Other Publications
01 June 2006
Supreme Court Upholds Health Plan Reimbursement Provisions
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
24 May 2006
Supreme Court Eases Enforcement of Health Plan Subrogation Provisions Legal Alerts
05 May 2006
Medicare Part D – New Model Notices of Creditable Coverage Legal Alerts
31 March 2006
DOL Issues Final USERRA Regulations and Employer Notice
Source: Journal of Pension Benefits
Articles
31 January 2006
Fear and Loathing on the Benefit Trail: Section 409A and Employer Health Plans Legal Alerts
25 January 2006
Statement of Mark D. Wincek at the Hearing on Section 409A Proposed Regulations
Source: Kilpatrick Stockton LLP
Other Publications
06 January 2006
DOL Issues Final USERRA Regulations and Employer Notice Legal Alerts
15 December 2005
Fear and Loathing on the Benefit Trail 2005: Section 409A and Employer Health Plans
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
15 November 2005
Limits on Limited Medical-Leave Policies
Source: Employment Relations Today
Articles
02 November 2005
2006 Benefit Limits Legal Alerts
15 October 2005
Are Split-Dollar Life Insurance Arrangements Preferable to 457(f) Plans for Deferring Compensation?
Source: Taxation of Exempts
Articles
06 October 2005
The Wait Is Over: Proposed Regulations Under Section 409A Legal Alerts
30 September 2005
A Hurricane of Relief - A Summary of Employee Benefit Plan Provisions Legal Alerts
31 August 2005
Part D Creditable Coverage, Subsidy Employer Obligations & Opportunities Under Medicare's New Prescription Drug Program Legal Alerts
01 June 2005
USERRA Amendments and DOL Proposed USERRA Regulations
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
19 May 2005
2-1/2 Month Grace Period Reduces Section 125 Use-It-or-Lose-It Risk Legal Alerts
19 May 2005
2-1/2 Month Grace Period Reduces Section 125 Use-It-or-Lose-It Risk Legal Alerts
19 May 2005
2-1/2 Month Grace Period Reduces Section 125 Use-It-or-Lose-It Risk Legal Alerts
15 March 2005
HIPAA Security Implementation – Recent Issues for Group Health Plans
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
08 March 2005
Nonqualified Deferred Compensation – Validating Your Section 409A Transition and Compliance Plan
Source: Corporate and Securities Law Committee of the Association of Corporate Counsel
Articles
09 February 2005
Exploring NYSE's and Nasdaq's Shareholder Approval Requirements for Equity Compensation Plans
Source: Benefits Law Journal
Articles
15 December 2004
Legacy Legislation in a Republican Washington: Forecasting Federal Legislation in the 109th Congress
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
03 December 2004
DOL Finalizes COBRA Regulations
Source: BNA Tax Management Compensation Planning Journal
Articles
01 December 2004
IRS Proposes to Eliminate Advance Notice Requirement of Anti-Cutback Rule
Source: Journal of Pension Benefits
Articles
12 November 2004
New Rules for Executives Deferred Comp
Source: Charlotte Business Journal
Articles
15 September 2004
Supreme Court Addresses Preemption of State Patient’s Rights Laws
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
15 March 2004
HSAs and the HIPAA Privacy Rules: The Clash of the Acronyms
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
01 December 2003
Defined Contribution Health Plans – A Green Light for Health Reimbursement Arrangements
Source: Journal of Pension Benefits
Articles
01 December 2003
The Rise of Pay or Play California Health Coverage
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
15 October 2003
Is the Merger of Participant-Directed 401(k) Plans Subject to ERISA’s Fiduciary Standards?: An Analysis of the Franklin v. First Union Litigation and Its Aftermath
Source: West Virginia Law Review
Articles
15 June 2003
DOL Issues Proposed COBRA Regulations
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
15 February 2003
401(k) and the Payment of Disability Benefits
Source: 401(k) Advisor
Articles
15 December 2002
Tick, Tock of the HIPAA Privacy Clock – The Countdown Marches on for Group Health Plans
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
15 October 2002
Disability Distributions Under Retirement Plans
Source: Journal of Pension Benefits
Articles
30 September 2002
Guidance on Debit Cards: How Policymakers Should Proceed
Source: ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
15 September 2002
Final HIPAA Privacy Regulation Modifications: Highlights for Group Health Plans and Plan Sponsors
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
15 July 2002
Unraveling the Mystery – Code 401(h) Accounts – Part II
Source: Journal of Pension Benefits
Articles
01 July 2002
Plan Fiduciary: Do Plan Subrogation Provisions Survive the Supreme Court’s Decision in Great-West?
Source: Journal of Pension Benefits
Articles
30 June 2002
Split-Dollar Redux: Notice 2002-8
Source: Benefits Law Journal
Articles
30 June 2002
An Employer Roadmap and Implementation Model for the HIPAA Privacy Rules
Source: The ECFC/CPAC Flex Reporter
Articles
15 April 2002
Unraveling the Mystery – Code 401(h) Accounts – Part I
Source: Journal of Pension Benefits
Articles
31 March 2002
EGTRRA Throws a Wet Diaper on Dependent Care FSAs
Source: The ECFC/CPAC Flex Reporter
Articles
15 December 2001
Reinventing Vacation Trading
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
15 December 2001
Emerging Flexible Benefit Opportunities
Source: Benefits Law Journal
Articles
30 November 2001
Emerging Flexible Benefit Opportunities
Source: Benefts Law Journal
Articles
30 September 2001
EGTRRA's Impact on FSAs - A Mixed Bag (At Best)
Source: The ECFC Flex Reporter
Articles
15 July 2001
Exploring the Meaning of Divorce as a COBRA Qualifying Event
Source: Benefits Law Journal
Articles
15 July 2001
Exploring Long-Term Disability Insurance as a Defined Contribution Plan Investment
Source: Journal of Pension Benefits
Articles
30 April 2001
Split-Dollar Deflation: Notice 2001-10 and TAM 200002047
Source: Benefits Law Journal
Articles
31 December 2000
Charging Ahead with FSA Debit Cards – What Do the Regulations Say?
Source: The ECFC/CPAC Flex Reporter
Articles
01 October 2000
Point-and-Click Personnel Policies: State Laws May Affect Electronic Employee Handbooks
Source: Employment Relations Today
Articles
01 October 2000
Employee Benefits Law, Second Edition
Source: American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law
Articles
30 June 2000
ECFC Testifies at the Transportation Regulations Hearing: Much Ado About Vouchers
Source: The ECFC/CPAC Flex Reporter
Articles
01 April 2000
A Guide Through the Garnishment Jungle
Source: Employment Relations Today
Articles
01 March 2000
Satisfying Multinational Redundancy Obligations During Cross-Border Force Reductions
Source: Transnational Publishers, Inc.
Articles
15 January 2000
Mastering the Basics: Employer-Sponsored Health Care Plans
Source: Legal Report
Articles
01 December 1999
Working with the Final 3121(v)(2) Regulations
Source: Benefits Law Journal
Articles
01 September 1999
The Twentieth Century Revolution in State Employment Law
Source: Employment Relations Today
Articles
01 September 1999
Enforcement of Employer "Self-Help" Remedy Clauses When Employees Attack ADEA Waivers
Source: Employee Relations Law Journal
Articles
31 August 1999
Identifying Deferred Compensation Under the Final 3121(v)(2) Regulations
Source: Benefits Law Journal
Articles
30 September 1998
How to Fix a Broken Cafeteria Plan (Parts I, II and III)
Source: The ECFC/CPAC Flex Reporter
Articles
30 June 1998
IRS Confirms that Most Health FSAs Funded with Cashable Credits Are Exempt from HIPPA
Source: The ECFC/CPAC Flex Reporter
Articles
17 April 1998
ESOPs Motivate Employees, Advance Corporate Goals
Source: Triangle Business Journal
Articles
10 April 1998
Companies Manage Contingent Workers to Avoid Microsoft Trap
Source: Triangle Business Journal
Articles
01 January 1998
Key ERISA Concepts
Source: North Carolina General Practice Deskbook 2nd Ed.
Articles
01 December 1997
The First American Case Under the North American Agreement for Labor Cooperation
Source: Miami Law Review
Articles
01 September 1996
New Guidance on Health Plan Laws
Source: North Carolina Lawyers Weekly
Articles
01 April 1995
What's Love Got To Do With It? Employer Rules Regarding Off-Duty Relationships
Source: Employment Relations Today
Articles
31 July 1993
Accidental MEWA Trap Widens Articles
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