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|Down 40-Love, Tennis Channel Serves Appeal to Supreme Court|
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February 5, 2014, previously published on January 2014Never say never. Just ask Andy Murray.
|More Post-Windsor Guidance from the IRS Relating to Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses: Cafeteria Plan Changes, Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts|
Roberta K. Chevlowe, Bali Kumar; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 31, 2014, previously published on January 2014Prior to the U.S. Supreme Court's Windsor decision that repealed Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), same-sex spouses were not recognized as spouses for federal tax and benefits purposes. In the immediate aftermath of Windsor, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue...
|New Jersey Expressly Protects Pregnancy, Requires Reasonable Accommodation|
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January 31, 2014, previously published on January 23, 2014On January 21, 2014, Governor Chris Christie signed S2995 to amend New Jersey's Law Against Discrimination (LAD) by expanding protections against discrimination for employees affected by pregnancy. The amendment, which is similar to a recent New York law and other state laws, takes effect...
|IRS Introduces New Procedures for Reinstatement of Tax-Exempt Status|
Amy Zelcer; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 31, 2014, previously published on January 27, 2014Tax-exempt organizations that have had their tax-exempt status automatically revoked because of failure to file required annual returns for three consecutive years can follow new procedures for seeking reinstatement of their tax exemptions. The IRS released these procedures in Revenue Procedure...
|OMB Approves Section 503 Voluntary Self-Identification Form|
Connie N. Bertram; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 31, 2014, previously published on January 27, 2014On January 22, 2014, after several months of review, the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) finally approved the voluntary self-identification form required by the Section 503 Final Rule that becomes effective on March 24, 2014.
|H-1B Cap: No, It Is Not Too Early|
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January 31, 2014, previously published on January 27, 2014While it may seem early, it is a good time for employers to start preparing for the H-1B Cap for Fiscal Year 2015, which begins October 1, 2014. Demand for the H-1B has steadily increased, with last year's cap being reached in the first week of filing. Employers should expect this trend to continue...
|Supreme Court Affirms Enforceability of Plan Limitations Provision|
Joseph E. Clark, Amy Covert; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 31, 2014, previously published on January 28, 2014Resolving a split among the Courts of Appeal, the United States Supreme Court affirmed the Second Circuit in finding enforceable a limitations provision in a long term disability ERISA plan that set forth the length of the limitations period as well as when the period commenced. The plan at issue...
|Anti-Corruption Investigations in the Private Fund World|
Mark J. Biros; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 31, 2014, previously published on Winter 2014As private investment firms expand further into emerging markets seeking greater margins of return, their margin for error narrows. Anti-corruption efforts abound internationally. Careful business and legal planning, employed to enhance the value of a transaction, similarly must be applied to avoid...
|IRS Provides New Guidance on In-Plan Roth Rollovers|
Lisa Berkowitz Herrnson; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 31, 2014, previously published on January 2014On December 11, 2013, the IRS issued IRS Notice 2013-74 which provides guidance on in-plan Roth rollovers. An in-plan Roth rollover is a rollover within a Section 401(k), Section 403(b) or governmental Section 457(b) plan to a designated Roth account in the same plan. Notice 2013-74 expands the...
|IRS Issues Temporary Non-Discrimination Testing Relief for Closed Defined Benefit Plans and Request for Comments|
Paul M. Hamburger, Lisa Berkowitz Herrnson; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 31, 2014, previously published on January 2014On December 13, 2013, the IRS issued Notice 2014-5 which provides temporary relief for satisfying the nondiscrimination requirements under Section 401(a)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "Code") for plan sponsors that maintain defined benefit plans which have been closed to new hires.