Kiesewetter Law Firm

1661 International Place Drive
Suite 400
Memphis, Tennessee 38120, United States
Phone: 901.818.3067
Fax: 901.767.4441
Areas of Practice
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Securities Law
Other U.S. Locations
  • Tennessee
Number of Attorneys
2-10 Attorneys

Supreme Court Unanimously Rules In Favor Of Church-Affiliated Hospitals For ERISA Exemption

On June 5, 2017, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of three church-affiliated health care system retirement plan sponsors holding that such plan are covered by the exemption for church-affiliated plans under the…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

To the Senate We Go: What's Going On With Health Care Behind Closed Doors?

On May 4, the U.S House of Representatives went to the floor for a second time to vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) -- just 6 weeks after House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the bill for not having enough Republican support…more
 /  Health

The AHCA: What Does This Bill Replace, Repeal And Amend?

On May 4, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives went to the floor for a second time for a vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) – just six weeks after House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the AHCA for not having enough…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Health

The AHCA Passes By A Narrow Margin: What Does the Bill NOT Repeal and Replace? And Who's MacArthur?

On May 4, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives went to the floor for a second time for a vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) – just six weeks after House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the AHCA for not having enough…more
 /  Health

Benefits for Veteran Owned Businesses

Congratulations, you’ve finally done it! You got the sweet freedom that comes from getting your DD-214 and decided to started your own business. Now what? How do you put the years of service you dedicated to the military to…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Government Contracting

After Re-Defining ERISA-Fiduciary Duties, Tussey Returned to the Eighth Circuit

Tussey was back before the Eighth Circuit to determine what ABB’s breach cost the ABB, Inc. 401(k) defined contribution saving plans, one plan for union employees and the second for non-union employees (collectively “the…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

From the Pens of House Republican Leadership: The American Health Care Act

On March 6, 2017, House Republican leadership proposed the American Health Care Act, which repeals and replaces certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The American Health Care Act emerges from budget reconciliation…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Health, Insurance

CASE ALERT: 8th Circuit Rules Against Anheuser-Busch Plan Finding That ERISA-Plan Language Must Be Interpreted According to its Ordinary Meaning

Case: Knowlton, et al. v. Anheuser-Busch Companies Pension Plan — Eighth Circuit Issue Presented: Whether a plan administrator’s interpretation of ERISA-subject plan language that resulted in a denial of pension benefits…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law

Marketplace Shockwaves: Insurer Exits Leave Marketplaces Vulnerable

Early this month, Aetna announced that in 2018, it will not expand its Health Insurance Marketplace ("Marketplace" or "Exchange") coverage, and is evaluating whether it will completely pull out of the Marketplaces created by the…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Elections & Politics, Health, Insurance, Mergers & Acquisitions

Department of Labor Moves to Delay Fiduciary Rule

On Thursday, February 9, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) filed a notice with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to delay the effective date of the final Conflict of Interest Rule that re-defines who is a fiduciary…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

We Have A Mistake In Our Retirement Plan - What Do We Do?

Plan Sponsors often make mistakes, many of which are inadvertent, regarding employees’ defined benefits and contribution plans. Once the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) discovers these mistakes, it could audit the plan…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking

DOL Fiduciary Rule? No Certainty

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) April 6, 2016 new fiduciary rule (“Fiduciary Rule” or “Rule”) is under attack. Although the Rule became effective on June 7, 2016, it has an April 10, 2017 applicability date. With the…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking

HHS Gets Agressive: HIPAA Audits from 2016

HHS has become more aggressive with audits, and with increased penalties, covered entities and business associates simply cannot afford an audit on HIPAA rules and regulations. In March of 2016, HHS's Office for Civil Rights…more
 /  Health, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

ACA: Repeal and Replace

On January 13, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives set the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) in motion. With a vote of 227-198, the House approved a budget resolution allowing Congress to repeal certain key…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Health, Insurance

The DOL Fiduciary Rule: Part 1 - An Overview

In this 6-Part Series, we're going to be exploring the Department of Labor's Fiduciary Rule which was published in April. This Series will not only explore the legislation itself, but also its impact…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law
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