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Employee Benefits Committee Newsletter

Issue: Spring 2013

ABOUT THIS ISSUE

The days grow longer, the taxes are being paid and the PPACA regulations continue to flow. As the flowers begin to sprout, and the cherry blossoms fade, it is time for the first 2013 edition of the EBC Newsletter. Our continuing efforts to address a broad spectrum of issues and developments of interest bring you the following offerings in this edition:

  • The Co-Chairs provide their per curiam perspectives on the Midwinter Meeting;
  • Jim Nelson steps out of the editorial chair to offer his musings: "The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, ERISA § 510 and the Next Generation of Benefits Litigation Concerns";
  • Julie Wilensky writes: "When an ERISA Plaintiff Proves a Breach of Fiduciary Duty and a Loss to the Plan, Who Has the Burden of Proving (or Disproving) Causation?";
  • John R. Harney gives his perspective on "Criminal Convictions and ERISA § 411";
  • We also congratulate the most recently installed new fellows of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel; and
  • The ever-popular As we go to e-Press returns.

The members of the editorial board remain keenly interested in your feedback on whether we are capturing what you would like to see in your newsletter. They would also be delighted to discuss article ideas you may have. Those with thoughts on issues they would like to see addressed and/or thoughts on articles should contact one of the editors.

EDITORS

Jim Nelson, Greenberg Traurig
nelsonj@gtlaw.com

Kelly Lawson, U.S. Department of Labor
lawson.kelly@dol.gov

Catha Worthman, Lewis Feinberg, Lee Renaker, & Jackson
cworthman@lewisfeinberg.com

TABLE OF CONTENTS

When an ERISA Plaintiff Proves a Breach of Fiduciary Duty and a Loss to the Plan, Who Has the Burden of Proving (or Disproving) Causation?

Criminal Convictions and ERISA § 411

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, ERISA § 510 and the Next Generation of Benefits Litigation Concerns

The College of Employee Benefits Counsel Inducts New Members

Co-Chairs Report on the Midwinter Meeting

As we go to e-Press

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