Reinsurance, Arbitrations and the Ever Increasing Authority of the Arbitrator

By Stephen D. Rosenberg There has been a literal rush of interesting decisions out of the First Circuit and the Massachusetts District Court in the last few weeks, and I am going to try to catch up and comment on them over the next few days. One that jumped out at me, for various reas
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Bullock Cannot Save ERISA Fiduciary, a Sole Corporate Shareholder Whose Company Failed To Make Multiemployer Fund Contributions, From Being Unable To Discharge His Liability Through Personal Bankruptcy.

Article Found On: Benefits Link   Written By: Ron Kramer & Chris Busey Fiduciaries who breach their duties may pay the consequences far longer than they may think, for they may not even be able to escape liability through personal bankruptcy.  In Raso v. Fahey (In re Fahey), No. 1
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Second Circuit: Deferential Standard Applies Without Notice To Participants & Reimbursement Claims Are Equitable Relief

Yesterday, the Second Circuit ruled on two important issues of note for ERISA plan sponsors and plan fiduciaries. In Thurber v. Aetna Life Insurance Co., 2013 WL 950704 (2d Cir. Mar. 13, 2013), the Court ruled that participants and beneficiaries are not required to be put on notice th
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