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Retirement, Health & Welfare Plans

For the benefit of employees.

Husch Blackwell advises employers, administrators, boards of directors and other plan professionals on the many compliance and tax issues that arise with retirement, health and welfare plans. In addition to designing, drafting, implementing and administering plans, we advise on strategies for integrating plans as a result of mergers and acquisitions.

Our team has extensive experience advising employers on strategies for managing obligations under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). We establish systematic and well-documented processes that ensure our clients meet their legal responsibilities to plan participants and beneficiaries. We also advise fiduciaries on managing their duties related to the selection of investments and service providers, plan governance and plan administration.

Alerts | November 20, 2019
Planning for 2020: Year-End Deadlines and Considerations for Employee Retirement, Health and Welfare Plans

As the end of the year approaches, employers should be aware of important year-end deadlines and considerations related to their retirement and health and welfare plans. We have compiled a list of these deadlines and provide guidance on how to comply with recent plan changes.

Alerts | March 15, 2019
Fiduciary Reminder: Complaint Alleges That Fidelity Charged Improper Fees

A participant in the T-Mobile USA, Inc. 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan recently filed a proposed class action lawsuit against FMR LLC and related entities (“Fidelity”).

Alerts | March 12, 2019
Texas Supreme Court Affirms Cuts to Future Public Pension Benefits

On Friday, March 8, a unanimous Texas Supreme Court affirmed the Fifth Court of Appeals and upheld the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System’s decision to cut the future interest rate on accounts established under a deferred retirement option plan (DROP).

Alerts | November 13, 2018
Planning for 2019: Year-End Deadlines & Considerations for Employee Retirement, Health and Welfare Plans

As the end of the year approaches, employers should be aware of important year-end deadlines and considerations related to their retirement, health and welfare plans. We have compiled a list of these deadlines and provide guidance on how to comply with recent changes.