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The Department Of Labor's Fiduciary Rule – An Overview Of The Marketing And Sales Implications For Investment Managers
According to the Investment Company Institute, at the end of the first quarter of 2017, assets in IRAs totaled approximately $8.2 trillion, assets in defined contribution plans totaled approximately $7.3 trillion...
United States
29 Sep 2017
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The Department Of Labor's Fiduciary Rule – Three Issues To Consider If You Advise IRAs
According to the Investment Company Institute, at the end of the first quarter of 2017, assets in IRAs and defined contribution plans totalled $8.2 trillion and $7.3 trillion, respectively.
United States
22 Sep 2017
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Regulations Under The New York State Paid Family Leave Benefits Law Take Effect
After much anticipation, the New York State Department of Labor recently finalized the regulations accompanying the New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law ("PFL Law").
United States
15 Sep 2017
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Secretary DeVos Announces Changes To Title IX Directives Regarding Campus Sexual Misconduct Allegations
On Thursday, September 7, 2017, Department of Education Secretary DeVos announced that the Department will launch a notice-and-comment process to incorporate the "insights of all parties" in creating...
United States
15 Sep 2017
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Workplace Relations Risks To Franchisors And Holding Companies Rise
The Federal Parliament this week passed the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 (the Act), with some last minute amendments agreed to by the Government.
Australia
13 Sep 2017
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DOL Officially Proposes 18-Month Extension Of Fiduciary Rule Exemptions' Transition Period
On Thursday, August 31, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) published its proposal[1] to extend the "Transition Period"[2] for the Best Interest Contract (BIC) Exemption[3] and Principal Transaction Exemption[4]...
United States
11 Sep 2017
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Multiple Employer Plans (MEPs) - An Overview Of Legal, Regulatory And Plan Design Considerations For States
Americans are facing a retirement crisis. The foundation for building a secure retirement—Social Security, employer-provided pensions, and personal savings—has been weakened because ...
United States
7 Sep 2017
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The Department Of Labor's Fiduciary Rule – Three Issues For Retirement Plan Sponsors
The DOL's fiduciary rule re-defines when a party is acting as a "fiduciary" under ERISA as a result of providing investment advice to a retirement plan and has the effect of greatly expanding...
United States
4 Sep 2017
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The Ethical Front Line
Clarissa Coleman is a partner in the Litigation Department at the global law firm K&L Gates LLP. She has acted for several organisations that have been investigated for misconduct, so knows more than most about the importance of ethics in business.
United States
29 Aug 2017
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The Department Of Labor's Fiduciary Rule – Three Issues For Retirement Plan Sponsors
The DOL's fiduciary rule re-defines when a party is acting as a "fiduciary" under ERISA as a result of providing investment advice to a retirement plan and has the effect of greatly expanding the types...
United States
24 Aug 2017
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Recent 11th Circuit Decision Is A Victory For Health Care Providers Challenging Insurer Reimbursement Decisions And A Reminder Of The Importance Of Carefully-Drafted Assignment Of Benefits Clauses
The existence and scope of assignments of benefits from patients to health care providers continues to be critically important to a provider's ability to challenge an insurer's reimbursement decision...
United States
23 Aug 2017
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Choice Of Law Provision In Stockholders' Agreement Insufficient To Create Personal Jurisdiction Over Delaware Corporation's Former CEO
By order dated August 4, 2017, Vice Chancellor Slights dismissed the complaint seeking to enforce non-compete and non-solicitation provisions in a stockholders' agreement in EBP Lifestyle Brands Holdings...
United States
22 Aug 2017
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If It Feels Harder To Get Your Enterprise Agreement Approved By The Fair Work Commission, That's Because It Is...
Over the last 12 months, we have assisted many clients with the negotiation, lodgment and approval of enterprise agreements made under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act).
United States
21 Aug 2017
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Workplace Wrap - Autumn/Winter 2017
Workplace Wrap is our magazine covering the core areas of Australian workplace law: industrial relations, employment, equal employment opportunity and workplace health and safety.
Australia
18 Aug 2017
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DOL Proposes 18-Month Extension Of Fiduciary Rule's Transition Period
On August 9, the DOL submitted to the OMB proposed amendments to the Best Interest Contract Exemption and other new and amended prohibited transaction exemptions related to the DOL's rule...
United States
18 Aug 2017
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If It Feels Harder To Get Your Enterprise Agreement Approved By The Fair Work Commission, That's Because It Is...
Over the last 12 months, we have assisted many clients with the negotiation, lodgment and approval of enterprise agreements made under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act).
United States
17 Aug 2017
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Employees Celebrate Chip Party: Embedding RFID Chips – Would You Agree To This?
On 1 August 2017, employees of a Wisconsin-based technology company enjoyed a "Chip Party" – but not the salty kind.
Australia
10 Aug 2017
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Massachusetts Establishes New Protections For Pregnant Workers
The MPWFA prohibits employers from discriminating against, failing to hire, or terminating a woman because of her pregnancy or a condition related to her pregnancy.
United States
9 Aug 2017
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Massachusettss Highest Court Rules That Employee Fired For Medical Marijuana Use Can Hold Employer Liable For Discrimination
While the SJC's decision allowed Barbuto to pursue her handicap discrimination claim, the Court noted that it does not necessarily guarantee that she will ultimately succeed in proving discrimination.
United States
7 Aug 2017
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Court Concludes Data Is Within Defendant's Possession, Custody Or Control, Declines To Shift Costs
Ultimately, the court granted Plaintiffs' motion to compel and denied Defendant's motion to shift costs.
United States
28 Jul 2017
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