Benefits Litigation Update – Summer 2014

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 provides three primary components:

  1. Featured Articles addressing 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. Select Case Summaries involving noteworthy benefits litigation; and
  3. An opinion piece - Perspective of Counsel.

We have partnered with ERIC in this endeavor and thank them for all their work on this issue and the upcoming Focus On call on July 23 at 2 pm (EDT).


Recent Supreme Court Decisions Revise Rules for Stock Drop Cases
By: Debra Davis, The ERISA Industry Committee

Hobby Lobby and the Questions Left Unanswered
By: John Houston Pope

Post- Amara Landscape Continues to Evolve
By: Scott J. Macey, The ERISA Industry Committee

Supreme Court to Decide Whether A Failed Class Action May Extend
Deadline to Bring Follow-on Claims By Individual Plaintiffs
By: John Houston Pope and Debra Davis

Supreme Court Indicates That It Will Review " Tibble"
By: Kenneth J. Kelly

Challenges Could Threaten Individual Subsidies and Employer
Mandate Penalties in States with Federal Exchanges
By: Adam C. Solander

Read the full Update here.