With only two months left in the year, it’s time to make sure your-end tickler list is complete! Join us for a roundtable discussion with McDermott partners Judith Wethall, Finn Pressly, Andrew Liazos, Diane Morgenthaler and Jeff Holdvogt which will cover the employee benefit issues you’ll need to cross off your list

Anxious about open enrollment? Join McDermott lawyers Judith Wethall and Finn Pressly for a rundown of the top 10 issues to watch as you prepare for the 2018 plan year, including mandatory notices, electronic disclosure, and trends in ERISA litigation.

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Date
Friday October 6, 2017

Time
10:00 am – 10:40 am PDT
11:00

by Amy M. GordonSusan M. Nash and Jacob Mattinson

Recently issued guidance clarifies annual information reporting requirements for insurers and employers under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  The required reporting enables the Internal Revenue Service to determine compliance with the employer and individual mandates and individual eligibility for premium tax credits under the

by Nancy S. Gerrie and Jeffrey M. Holdvogt

The Puerto Rico Treasury Department recently issued Circular Letter No. 13-02, extending the deadline for employers that sponsor qualified retirement plans benefiting Puerto Rico employees to adopt amendments and file for determination letters on the qualified status of their plans under the 2011 Puerto Rico tax code.

by Joseph S. Adams, Anne S. Becker, Kary Crassweller and Stephen Pavlick, PC

New guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) aims to help participants and beneficiaries with the “decumulation” phase of retirement planning by requiring sponsors to provide illustrations of lifetime retirement income.

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by Paul J. Compernolle, Ashley McCarthy and Maureen O’Brien

Section 4043 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) requires pension plan sponsors to report a variety of corporate and plan events to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC).  In November 2009, the PBGC proposed regulations that would have eliminated most of

by Joseph S. Adams, Todd A. Solomon and Brian J. Tiemann

On March 26 and 27, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in cases challenging the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8.  A Supreme Court ruling in either case may have significant