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|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January 31, 2014, previously published on January 2014Prior to the U.S. Supreme Court's Windsor decision that repealed Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), same-sex spouses were not recognized as spouses for federal tax and benefits purposes.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 York City Earned Sick Time Act to Be Expanded|
Fredric C. Leffler, Marc A. Mandelman, Katharine H. Parker, Leslie E. Silverman, Allan H. Weitzman; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 31, 2014, previously published on January 28, 2014The New York City Earned Sick Time Act (the "Act") will take effect on April 1, 2014. As previously reported in our earlier client alerts, the Act requires most New York City employers to provide mandatory paid and unpaid sick leave to employees working in New York City, subject to...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|Federal Trade Commission Announces 2014 Threshold Revisions for HSR Act and for Clayton Act Section 8 Prohibition on Interlocking Directorates|
Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 27, 2014, previously published on January 21, 2014The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, commonly known as the HSR Act, requires parties to certain corporate transactions to notify the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, and to observe a waiting period prior to consummation. The HSR Act enables antitrust...
|Deadlines Approaching for Employer Return Requirements for ISOs and ESPPs - Reporting Requirements for 2014|
Ira G. Bogner, Andrea S. Rattner; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 27, 2014, previously published on January 22, 2014Section 6039 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), requires corporations to furnish information statements to their employees (including former employees) and to the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") with respect to (i) the exercise of an incentive stock...
|District Court Denies Summary Judgment On Internal Audit/SOX Administrator’s Whistleblower Claim|
Rachel Fischer, Steven J. Pearlman; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 23, 2014, previously published on January 17, 2014In denying a bank’s bid for summary judgment on an Internal Audit and SOX Administrator’s SOX whistleblower claim, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington highlighted the present conflict on the standard governing protected activity under Section 806 of...
|Jersey City Sick Leave Law and Notice/Poster Requirements Effective January 24, 2014|
Wanda L. Ellert, Harry N. Hudesman, Joseph C. O'Keefe, Daniel L. Saperstein; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 23, 2014, previously published on January 17, 2014On September 26, 2013, the Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey signed into law an Ordinance requiring employers to provide sick leave to their employees, effective January 24, 2014. For more on the new law, see our past client alert entitled Jersey City Mayor Signs Sick Leave Law, Continues...