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Sands Anderson PC

If I Retire, Will My Spousal Support Be Reduced?

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The 2018 Amendment to Virginia Code § 20-109 - Provides No Assistance in Answering the Question - Long term marriages often result in spousal support awards that continue indefinitely. Long term marriages also mean...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

American Indian Law and Policy: 10 Things You Need to Know - July 2018

All three branches of the federal government had a busy spring. The U.S. Supreme Court just completed its 2017 term in June with a full-strength bench after spending much of the previous term with only eight justices after...more

Fisher Phillips

Web Exclusive - June 2018: The Top 18 Labor And Employment Law Stories

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It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

How Do I Report Non-Qualified Plan or Severance Payments to a Former Employee? Hint: You Should Probably Use a W-2, Not a 1099!

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Employers commonly make payments to former employees for a number of reasons. Two of the more routine payments are those from a non-qualified deferred compensation plan (such as payments from a supplemental executive...more

Fisher Phillips

What Do Employers Need To Know About Justice Kennedy’s Retirement?

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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s announcement of his impending retirement, effective the end of next month, provides President Trump with the opportunity to reshape the Court in a manner not seen in decades. If the...more

Hayse LLC

Succession Planning as Financial Planning: Five Critical Components

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Succession planning is an important issue for many law firms, especially as the Boomers and Generation Xers age and the human resource pyramid becomes an irregular shaped box. When you add in the assault on the industry from...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

HSA Eligibility for Retirement-Age Individuals

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Employers who offer high deductible health insurance plans to their employees typically also offer Health Savings Accounts (“HSAs”). HSAs allow employees to pay for uninsured medical expenses with pre-tax dollars and are...more

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.

Finding the Best Retirement Calculators

Figuring out how much to save for retirement and when you can safely stop working can be difficult. A growing number of online retirement calculators, many of them free, are available to help. Although these calculators may...more

Allen Matkins

Do Mandatory Retirement Age Requirements For Directors Violate California Law?

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While the Securities and Exchange Commission requires disclosure of the ages of directors (Item 401(a), Regulation S-K), it does not impose any age limitations on directors. Nonetheless, many public companies have adopted...more

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

A Safe Withdrawal Rate in Retirement

A recent program presented by the Probate and Trust Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association offered suggestions on a safe withdrawal rate from accumulated assets during retirement. After much analysis, the author...more

MERITAS - Law Firms Worldwide

The Italian Budget 2018 and changes to employment & social security provisions

Italian law no. 205/2017 was published in the Italian Official Journal on 29 December 2017 and entered into force on 1 January 2018, providing the 2018 Budget and introducing substantial changes covering also employment and...more

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

More Dispatches From the Retirement Front

The more articles and blogs I write about planning for retirement, the more advice I get from people who have retired or are in the planning stages. Since the concept of retirement is still a mystery for many, I thought I...more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

IRS Considering Expanding Determination Letter Program in 2019 for Certain Individually Designed Plans

The IRS announced April 5 that it is considering opening its determination letter program again to certain types of individually designed retirement plans. In 2016, the IRS announced that it would stop making routine...more

Hodgson Russ LLP

Employee Benefits Developments - March 2018

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Proposed Rules Extend Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance - In response to last October’s Executive Order, the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, and Department of Health and Human Services (Departments)...more

Hodgson Russ LLP

Supreme Court Reaffirms Position in Retiree Medical Case

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The US Supreme Court has reversed another Sixth Circuit case relating to the vesting of retiree medical benefits for collectively bargained employees. ...more

Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

Retirements, Expulsions, and More

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Spring has sprung, and we’ve had another busy month on the public law front. Here are your highlights...more

Fisher Phillips

Retired Teacher’s Same-Sex Spouse Entitled to Retirement Benefits

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Last Month, in Gateway Sch. Dist. V. Gateway Educ. Ass’n, 783 C.D. 2017 (Pa. Commw. Ct. Feb. 28, 2018), a Pennsylvania court affirmed an arbitration decision holding that a retired teacher could add his same-sex spouse to his...more

McGuireWoods LLP

Supreme Court Again Rejects Sixth Circuit Finding of Lifetime Retiree Medical Benefits

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Three years ago, in M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett, the Supreme Court unanimously vacated a ruling by the SixthCircuit Court of Appeals that a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) vested retirees with lifetime medical...more

McGuireWoods LLP

Coming Soon: FY 2018 Omnibus

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The March 23 government-funding deadline is just around the corner. Lawmakers are scrambling to wrap up their work on the FY 2018 omnibus spending bill, which would fund the government for the rest of this fiscal year. House...more

Hogan Lovells

Employment news - March 2018

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Weekly newsletter on employment matters. In this weeks issue: - Take two: dismissing pregnant workers... - Informal approach – reasonable adjustments duty applied to long working hours... - Retirement...more

Faegre Baker Daniels

ERISA Litigation: 5 Defenses to Know and Prepare For

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A ubiquitous presence in the federal courts, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) regulates the administration of employee pension and welfare plans — otherwise defined as plans that provide employees...more

McGuireWoods LLP

Hatch, Wyden Introduce New RESA Bill

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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) have introduced an updated version of the Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act (RESA) – a bill to improve access to retirement...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

High Court Orders Sixth Circuit To Clean Up Its Retiree Health Benefits Case Law ‘Mess’

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Collective bargaining agreements, including those that establish ERISA plans, should be interpreted according to ordinary principles of contract law, the U.S. Supreme Court has reaffirmed in a per curiam opinion. CNH...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The Supreme Court Says Goodbye to the Yard-Man Inference Again and Reaffirms Ordinary Principles of Contract Law Apply When...

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Seyfarth Synopsis: Disputes over lifetime retiree health benefits for union retirees may become a memory of the past. For the second time in three years, the Supreme Court confirms that collective bargaining agreements must...more

Miller Canfield

Supreme Court Reaffirms Rejection of Inferences in Retiree Health Benefit Dispute

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The U.S. Supreme Court has reversed a U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision holding that that former employees of CNH Industrial N.V. were entitled to lifetime, vested healthcare benefits. The opinion, issued yesterday,...more

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