Overview

Our lawyers have experience in the area of regulatory compliance and provide the following services:

  • Advising on qualified and nonqualified pension and welfare plan compliance matters
  • Performing compliance reviews on our clients’ employee benefits plans and internal benefit and compensation practices and procedures to determine compliance with the Internal Revenue Code (IRS), ERISA and the HIPAA portability, privacy, security, and electronic data interchange rules
  • Representing our clients before various governmental entities in connection with examinations and audits, Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS) matters, prohibited transaction exemptions, Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program (VFCP) matters, minimum funding waivers, requests for determination letters, and private letter rulings
  • Advising on investment policies and ERISA fiduciary issues associated with the investment of plan assets and determination of plan benefit

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News & Resources

Publications

  • New FAQs Offer COVID-19 Vaccine Clarification | Biden ESG Proposal Hits Back at Trump-Era Regulations | New COBRA Outbreak Period Guidance
  • DOL Releases Retirement Plan Cybersecurity Best Practices | (Employer Stock) Should You Drop It Like It's Hot? | DOL Clarifies Mental Health Parity Compliance and the New Comparative Analyses Requirements
  • Breathing New Life into Wellness Rulemaking | The Latest from the DOL on Missing Participants
  • It's Final: Pecuniary Considerations Must Steer Fiduciary Investment Decisions | Shedding Light on the New Health Plan Transparency Rule | Taking the Sting Out of COBRA
  • Actual Knowledge Means Aware: Supreme Court Upholds Participant Win in Intel Case | Spending Package Impacts Cadillac Tax and PCORI Fees | Open Questions About Insider Information for Plan Fiduciaries That Offer Investment in Employer Stock
  • Good News for Retirement Savers | Changes to the SBC Template for 2021 | Securities Law v. ERISA Duties
  • New E-Disclosure Rules on the Horizon | Bit by the COBRA! Notice Defects Bring Painful Sting | Time's Up! Court Strictly Applies ERISA Claim Review Deadlines
  • Expansion of Preventive Care Benefits | So, You've Been Appointed to the Retirement Plan Committee | Last Call — 2019 PCORI Fee Deadline Approaching
  • New Rules Expand Use of HRAs | IRS Announces Health Savings Account Contribution Limits for 2020 | U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Two ERISA Cases
  • Determination Letter Program Expanded | Self-Correction Program Also Expanded | Two Retirement Bills Under Consideration
  • IRS Will No Longer Prohibit Retiree Lump Sum Windows | ACA Latest Developments | Investment Advisor Gets Prison Time for Fraud

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