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Documents by Lawyers at this office
IRS Finalizes Guidance on Rev. Rul. 81-100 Group Trusts, and Insurance Company Separate Accounts
Brenna M. Clark,Adam B. Cohen,Andrea M. Gehman,Michael A. Hepburn,Paul R. Lang, September 1, 2014
In Rev. Rul. 2014-24, scheduled for publication on September 8, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (the Service) substantially completed its pending guidance on Rev. Rul. 81-100 group trusts by permanently authorizing the participation in group trusts of retirement plans qualified only under Puerto...
Insurance Industry Sweeps Retained Asset Account Doubleheader
Frederick R. Bellamy,Thomas R. Bundy,Nicholas T. Christakos,Thomas W. Curvin,Ellen M. Dunn, September 1, 2014
On August 26, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit held in Vander Luitgaren v. Sun Life Ass. Co. of Canada, No. 13¿2090, 2014 WL 4197947 (1st Cir. Aug. 26, 2014), that an insurer, acting as a claims administrator, properly discharges its duties under the Employee Retirement Income...
For Whom the Ring Tones: TCPA Litigation and the Insurance Industry
Thomas M. Byrne,Thomas W. Curvin,Ellen M. Dunn,Juan C. Garcia,Cheryl L. Haas, August 28, 2014
Insurance companies are increasingly the subject of Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuits. Any insurance company that communicates with its customers, job applicants, and others by phone or text using an automated telephone dialing system—or that has independent or...
Year Established: 1924