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


News & Resources


  • IRS Guidance on SECURE 2.0 EPCRS Expansion | SECURE 2.0 Technical Corrections | Closing Time for COVID-19 HDHP Relief
  • Seventh Circuit Upholds Unambiguous Eligibility Standard | IDR Process is Up and Running | DOL to Prudential: You Can’t Have Your Cake and Eat it, too!
  • The Best Things Come to Those Who Wait (and Wait) | 'Tis the Season of Giving: EBSA Restores over $1.4B to Plans, Participants, and Beneficiaries
  • New DOL Rule Addresses Fiduciary Duties of ESG Investments and Proxy Voting | DOL Proposes Self-Correction for Late Participant Contributions
  • What the Hack? Malware Leads to Stiff HIPAA Penalties | Court OKs Actively Managed Investment Options | You Can’t Get Blood from a Turnip – Unless the Plan Documents So Provide
  • 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
  • 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


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