Standing in ERISA Fiduciary Litigation for Defined Benefit Plan Administrators
Implications of Thole v. U.S. Bank NA for Defined Benefit Plan Participants and Fiduciarie...
December 21, 2020 • CLE • Live Webinar
This CLE webinar will provide ERISA counsel and plan fiduciaries a comprehensive understanding of the risks and challenges of a defined benefit plan for sponsors and administrators. The panel will analyze key substantive and procedural issues addressed in recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings and outlin...
Recent Surge in 401(k) ERISA Class Actions: What’s at Issue and How Is It Potentially Imp...
Key Issues and Next Steps for ERISA Fiduciaries and Plan Service Providers
August 19, 2020 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide ERISA attorneys and litigators an in-depth analysis of the recent wave of lawsuits filed against 401(k) plans and service providers, including what's at issue, common allegations, and key defenses and consideration. The webinar will also address recent U.S. Supreme Cour...
ERISA Breach of Fiduciary Duty Class Actions: Avoiding and Defending Claims Against Compan...
Leveraging Standing, Statute of Limitations, Exhaustion and Mandatory Arbitration to Defea...
July 22, 2020 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for plan fiduciaries and companies on avoiding and defending ERISA class claims that allege breach of fiduciary duty related to the selection and administration of investment plans. The panel will discuss the latest trends, analyze key substantive an...
Out-of-Network ERISA Claims: Identifying Provisions Subject to Provider Challenge
Anti-Assignment Clauses, Leveraging Ambiguities in Fee Forgiveness Provisions, Bad Faith,...
January 22, 2020 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide ERISA counsel with a thorough and practical guide to the pursuit of out-of-network payment claims under ERISA. The panel will outline the conditions under which providers generally succeed in obtaining reimbursement for out-of-network claims under Section 502(a)(1)(B),...
Employee Releases in ERISA Disputes: Minimizing Claims With Effective Release Provisions
Recent Decisions, ERISA Rules and Limitations, Claims Filed by Individuals vs. Benefit Pla...
January 15, 2020 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to ERISA counsel on key issues in the application of employee releases in ERISA claims and litigation. The panel will discuss recent court cases applying and interpreting employee release provisions in employment and severance agreements, ERISA requirements and...
ERISA Remedies: Key Enforcement Provisions and Scope of Equitable Relief for Benefit Claim...
Statutory and Plan Provision Violations, Section 502(a)(1)(B), Relief Under 502(a)(3), Lim...
November 19, 2019 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide employee benefits counsel with a detailed analysis of the types of remedies available under ERISA for benefit claims. The panel will discuss equitable relief under Section 502(a)(3), other key enforcement provisions under ERISA, the scope of relief, procedural strategie...
Fiduciary Compliance in ESOP Transactions: Recent DOL Settlement Agreements and Best Pract...
Implications of Recent Settlement Agreements and Guidance on Avoiding Litigation
June 4, 2019 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will guide counsel on rules and procedures governing fiduciary and compliance responsibilities of trustees and advisers in ESOP transactions. The panel will discuss the implications of recent DOL settlement agreements, such as the FBTS, Alpha and the recent LNB agreement, and best p...
ERISA Class Actions After Epic Systems: Challenges and Potential Opportunities for Plan Sp...
Impact on Benefit Claims, Fiduciary Breaches, and Class Certification; Arbitration Clauses...
December 4, 2018 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This webinar will guide ERISA counsel and advisers on the legal challenges and potential opportunities for retirement plan sponsors after the Supreme Court's decision in Epic Systems. The panel will discuss critical issues decided in Epic Systems, the potential impact on benefit and fiduciary claims...
Fiduciary Litigation for Defined Contribution Plan Administrators: Risks and Challenges
Selecting Plan Investments, Monitoring Fees, Breach of Duty Claims, Recent Court Decisions...
June 5, 2018 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide ERISA counsel with a comprehensive understanding of fiduciary litigation and the risks and challenges of defined contribution plan sponsors and administrators. The panel will discuss the necessary methods of selecting plan investments, monitoring fee structures, defendi...
ERISA 403(b) Plan Litigation: New Frontier in Retirement Fund Litigation
Causes of Action, Defenses, Dismissals and Settlements, Lessons From 401(k) Claims
September 26, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will discuss the new wave of retirement plan litigation targeting Section 403(b) plans. The program will review the cases filed to date, legal theories raised, defenses, dismissals and the current state of the litigation. The program will review how prior 401(k) claims are instructi...
Retiree Health Benefits Claims After M&G Polymers USA v. Tackett
Navigating Differing Court Applications of Tackett, Minimizing Liability for Modification...
April 5, 2016 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar for employee benefits counsel will explore the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in M&G Polymers USA v. Tackett and federal district court rulings interpreting and applying Tackett over the past year. The panel will explore the sometimes divergent conclusions reached by courts addressing...
Defending ERISA Conflict of Interest Discovery Requests
Limiting the Scope of Discovery, Preparing and Defending 30(b)(6) Depositions, and More
March 27, 2014 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will prepare ERISA counsel to effectively handle conflict of interest discovery requests. Our experienced panelists will provide best practices in defending discovery requests to include 30(b)(6) depositions.
ERISA Class Certification: Strategies to Defeat or Certify the Class After Dukes and Comca...
Navigating Issues in Class-Wide Proof of Damages, Commonality, Adequacy and Class Conflict...
January 28, 2014 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide ERISA law counsel with an in-depth review of the Supreme Court rulings on class certification in the seminal cases of Wal-Mart v. Dukes and Comcast v. Behrand. The panel will provide strategies for challenging or seeking certification in ERISA class claims.
ERISA Equitable Remedies After McCutchen and Amara
Navigating the Scope of Appropriate Equitable Relief and Plan Claims for Subrogation and R...
July 10, 2013 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will discuss the Supreme Court's McCutchen decision and the development in equitable remedies since Amara , the impact of McCutchen on the scope of "appropriate equitable relief," ramifications for plan claims for reimbursement and subrogation, and best practices for evaluating equi...
ERISA Disclosure Litigation and Equitable Remedies: One Year After Cigna Corp. v. Amara
Assessing Latest Developments on Enforcement of Plan Descriptions, Burdens of Proof, and E...
August 15, 2012 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide benefits counsel with a review of judicial developments since Cigna Corp. v. Amara. The panel will address the impact and practical ramifications of the Amara decision on disclosure claims and the availability of equitable remedies under ERISA.
ERISA Stock Drop Suit Defense Tactics
Navigating Unsettled Court Treatment of the Moench Presumption, 404(c) Safe Harbor Defense...
August 2, 2012 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar examine the current state of ERISA plan stock drop litigation, including courts' various approaches to the Moench presumption of prudence, the 404(c) safe harbor defense, and judicial reactions to plaintiff efforts to prove loss through comparisons to alternative investments.
Damages and Remedies in ERISA Litigation
Assessing and Calculating Damages Given the Expanded Scope of Equitable and Monetary Relie...
December 15, 2011 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will prepare ERISA and employee benefits attorneys to assess the remedies available and calculation of damages in ERISA litigation. The panel will provide updates on the latest case law and an in-depth discussion of the newly expanded scope of relief available.
Defending ERISA Class Actions Amid an Evolving Litigation Landscape
Leveraging Recent Developments and Supreme Court Rulings
September 21, 2011 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide class action litigators with a review of the trends and developments in 2010-2011 ERISA class action litigation and the impact of recent Supreme Court rulings on the ERISA landscape. The panel will also outline key litigation strategies for defending ERISA class claims.
Defined Benefit Plan Litigation: Emerging Strategies to Challenge Pension Plan Investments
Avoiding and Defending Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims for Pension Investment and Other DB...
August 16, 2011 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will analyze novel theories of fiduciary duty and investment management liability in the Weyerhaeuser case, as well as other key developments in defined benefit plan litigation. The panel will offer strategies for defending and minimizing exposure to defined benefit plan litigation.
ERISA Fiduciaries Under Attack: Key Litigation and Regulatory Developments
Mitigating Risks of Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims
June 16, 2011 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide attorneys with a review of new and evolving rules governing fiduciary liability, address regulatory and litigation developments that affect ERISA fiduciaries, and outline strategies to improve due diligence and other investment governance for defined contribution and de...
ERISA 401(k) Fee Litigation and New Fee Disclosure Regulations
Strategies for Bringing and Defending Fee Claims and Complying with DOL's Disclosure Requi...
December 9, 2010 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide an update on the recent ERISA 401(k) fee and expense litigation focused on defense and plaintiff strategies used in recent trials and appeals. The panel will also analyze the DOL's new fee disclosure regulation and steps that plan providers must take to comply with the...
ERISA Stock Drop Suits & the 404(c) Safe Harbor Defense
Defending Stock Drop Cases Amid Differing Court Standards
August 18, 2010 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide counsel to ERISA plans with a thorough update on case law developments in stock drop litigation. The panel will review the scope of the 404(c) safe harbor defense and offer litigation strategies to defend stock drop suits.
New ERISA Supreme Court Rulings in Conkright and Hardt
Leveraging Court Guidance on Deferential Review Standards and Attorney Fee Awards
July 28, 2010 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide ERISA counsel with an analysis of the Court's rulings in Conkright, which provides additional guidance since Met-Life, and Hardt, which upholds attorney fees to a claimant awarded benefits on remand. The panel will review the impact of these cases on ERISA litigation.
401(k) Plan Investments Under Heightened Legal and Regulatory Scrutiny
Reducing Litigation and Enforcement Risks for Plan Fiduciaries and Sponsors
May 6, 2010 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for retirement plans on actions that plan fiduciaries and sponsors can take to minimize fiduciary liabilities. The panel will update participants on recent developments in 401(k) fees litigation and developing trends in ERISA fiduciary litigation.
ERISA Class Action Trends: Trial and Settlement Strategies
Leveraging the New Developments in Stock Drop, Cash Balance Plan, Fiduciary Duty, Plan Adm...
March 17, 2010 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for plan administrators and fiduciaries to avoid or minimize class action litigation. The panel will examine recent trends in ERISA class actions, analyze key substantive and procedural issues in recent rulings, and suggest trial and settlement tacti...
ERISA Benefits Claims After MetLife v. Glenn
Evaluating Potential Structural Conflicts of Interest and Minimizing Their Impact on Litig...
December 3, 2009 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE seminar will discuss individual benefits claims litigation post- Glenn, the legal issues regarding structural conflicts, the scope of discovery into the underlying conflict, and provide best practices for counsel to employers and insurers to minimize the impact of conflicts on the litigatio...