Benefits Litigation Update – Spring 2017

Spring 2017

A Publication from Epstein Becker Green and The ERISA Industry Committee

Epstein Becker Green and The ERISA Industry Committee (“ERIC”) are pleased to release the current issue of the Benefits Litigation Update (“Update”). The Update is a publication which includes the following primary components:

  1. Featured Article addresses trends or topics currently being discussed in the benefits community which (i) explain why the topic is important, (ii) explain the impact of the topic on the reader, and (iii) propose some action that should be considered in response;
  2. Summary of Pending Litigation involving important benefits topics;
  3. Noteworthy Developments and Recent Decisions addressing current issues that may impact employer plans; and
  4. Select Case Summaries involving noteworthy decisions in benefits litigation.

ERIC will hold a conference call discussing cases addressed in this issue on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm EDT.

ERIC members and trial members can register for the call by clicking here. If you are a prospective member and would like to participate in the call, please contact ERIC at (202) 789-1400 or by email at [email protected].

- FEATURED ARTICLE -

Texas Court Dismisses Section 1557 Transgender Discrimination Claim

- NOTEWORTHY PENDING CASES -

Biologics and Biosimilars: Amgen v. Sandoz

- NOTEWORTHY DEVELOPMENT -

ACA Information Reporting: It’s Not Over Until It’s Over

- NOTEWORTHY RECENT DECISION -

Snyder Part 2 – Michigan Tax Statute Not Preempted

- CASE SUMMARIES -

Employee Benefit Plans as Affiliates of Their Sponsors: Rothstein v. AIG, Inc., 837 F.3d 195 (2d Cir. 2016)

Profits (And Losses) In the Face Of Fraud: Trustees of Upstate New York Engineers Pension Fund v. Ivy Asset Management, 843 F.3d 561 (2d Cir. 2016)

Read the full Update here.