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Estate of Barton v. ADT Security Servs. Pension Plan

Though the employee generally bears the burden of proving his eligibility for benefits under an ERISA plan, the plan or employer when proof is, or should be, in the employer’s records.  131 more words

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Little River ERISA Suit against Blue Cross Proceeds

Here are the materials in Little River Band of Ottawa Indians and its Employee Welfare Plan v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (E.D. Mich.): 7 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

When CYA is Exposing Rather than Covering Your Assets

I recently had the privilege of attending the National Plan Advisors Association (NAPA) annual conference where some of the best and brightest minds in the retirement plan industry gather to discuss best practices, pending and recent legislation, and industry trends. 583 more words

ERISA Bond vs. Fiduciary Liability: You Need to Know the Difference

By Craig Santa Maria

If you provide a health or retirement plan for your employees, they expect it to be there when they need it. And if the people managing the plan act outside of the law, resulting in plan losses, they can be held personally liable to the plan members. 577 more words

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Employers get your ERISA house in order

ERISA, the Employer Retirement Income Security Act, was enacted into law in 1974. While the focus of ERISA was retirement plans, the law also imposed requirements on health and welfare plans, including employer-sponsored group health plans.

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Employers Get Your ERISA House in Order

ERISA, the Employer Retirement Income Security Act, was enacted into law in 1974. While the focus of ERISA was retirement plans, the law also imposed requirements on health and welfare plans, including employer-sponsored group health plans. 638 more words

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3(16) ERISA Fiduciary Definition

Recently there has been an emergence of entities offering to provide ERISA Section 3(16) services.

Plan sponsors may be interested in divesting themselves of Section 3(16) plan administrator responsibilities and there are questions regarding regarding this concept and its perceived desirability. 454 more words