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May 2023 ERISA Litigation Update:

The most common type of ERISA case for approximately the past seventeen years involves retirement plan participants’ allegations that plan fiduciaries caused participants…
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April 2023 ERISA Litigation Update:

Given the continuing wave of ERISA litigation, this article has become a mainstay of The Speed Reader. A sample of recent cases is…
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New Colorado Law Requires Employers to Participate in the State Retirement Program or to Opt Out:

Effective as of January 1, 2023, the Colorado SecureSavings Program (the “Program”), which is the state’s retirement program, applies to any business if…
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New Form 5500 Instructions Contain Important Changes:

On February 24, 2023, the IRS, DOL, and PBGC issued final forms and instructions for the Form 5500 series, effective for plan years…
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Note:  The 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act (the “CAA”) passed the House and the Senate on December 23, 2022 and December 22, 2022, respectively,…
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U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Regulations Regarding Selecting Plan Investments:

On November 22, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published final regulations addressing the application of ERISA's fiduciary duties of prudence and…
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