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US Supreme Court to review ERISA case

The United State Supreme Court has accepted review of a new ERISA case involving the statute of limitations in retirement fund cases. (Tibble v. Edison Int’l, U.S., No. 13-550, cert. granted 10/2/14) “The case presents the question: wheth… Read More
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Word to the Wise : When is investment advice subject to a fiduciary standard?

An interesting article here: http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2014/01/07/problem-with-investment-advice/ The article discusses how ERISA holds that people advising employees/retirees on investment accounts are held to a fiduciary standard… Read More
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Pension Plans and ERISA

ERISA is the federal law that spells out the rules regarding pension plans available to employees through their workplace. While ERISA does not generally regulate the content of plans, it does provide minimum standards for certain aspects of the plan… Read More
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What the Heck is ERISA?

What the Heck is ERISA? Even after completing law school, most lawyers have no idea what ERISA is other than a vague impression that it involves employee benefits and that they should consult an expert if they encounter it. If you are not a lawyer, t… Read More
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