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Employee Benefits Newsletter – Fall 2016

By Joy M. Napier-Joyce, Charles F. Seemann III, Joshua Rafsky, Kellie M. Thomas and Kenneth C. Weafer
  • October 25, 2016

In this issue:

The ‘Missive Gap’ — Employers to Cope Without Updated Plan IRS Determination Letters. For employers that sponsor and maintain individually designed qualified retirement plans (“IDPs”), such as 401(k), profit-sharing, or traditional defined benefit pension plans, beginning January 1, 2017, no IDP determination letter applications will be accepted by the IRS except in certain situations.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act. Successfully navigating the murky and oft-uncharted world of ERISA can be a daunting task. It is even more difficult to deal with ERISA’s progeny, the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act of 1980 (MPPAA).

Recent Developments. Recent developments in benefits-related law that you need to be aware of.

Featured Lawyer: Robert Perry, Principal in our New York City office.

Media. See which outlets Jackson Lewis’ employee benefits attorneys have recently appeared in.

Honors. Congratulations to our attorneys!

Upcoming Seminars. Join us for a benefits seminar near you!

©2016 Jackson Lewis P.C. This Update is provided for informational purposes only. It is not intended as legal advice nor does it create an attorney/client relationship between Jackson Lewis and any readers or recipients. Readers should consult counsel of their own choosing to discuss how these matters relate to their individual circumstances. Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited without the express written consent of Jackson Lewis.

This Update may be considered attorney advertising in some states. Furthermore, prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Jackson Lewis P.C. represents management exclusively in workplace law and related litigation. Our attorneys are available to assist employers in their compliance efforts and to represent employers in matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. For more information, please contact the attorney(s) listed or the Jackson Lewis attorney with whom you regularly work.

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