The 1974 enactment of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) brought to the federal courts an array of claims that had previously been decided under a patchwork of state and local laws. The many subsequent changes in employee retirement options and the resulting federal regulations have created a complex legal web for attorneys to navigate. The newly published ERISA Benefits Litigation Answer Book 2013 provides a comprehensive overview of this important area.
Using a straightforward Q&A format, it describes the:
ERISA Benefits Litigation Answer Book 2013 fully describes the legal requirements of, defenses to, and unique aspects of each of the following types of litigation that is brought under the Act: stock drop • ESOP • cash balance plan • prohibited transaction • fee • recovery of benefits due under a plan • multi-employer plan • managed care plan • and discrimination and interference with benefits rights. In addition, this comprehensive volume provides separate chapters discussing litigation of claims arising under federal common law • affirmative defenses to ERISA claims • and limitations on actions under ERISA.
Written by a team of authors with many years of ERISA litigation experience and filled with practical illustrations and practice tips, ERISA Benefits Litigation Answer Book 2013 provides clear and useful answers to everyday questions.
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Privacy and Data Security Law Institute (Fourteenth Annual)
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