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The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) issued an interim final rule (IFR) that implements the new Special Financial Assistance Program for severely underfunded multiemployer pension plans. The Program was created by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA-21). Additionally, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2021-38, which provides guidance for multiemployer pension plans that receive financial assistance under the Program.
In litigation involving benefit denials under a health plan sponsored by the National Football League (NFL), the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) completely preempted a state-law tortious interference claim brought by health providers.
A list of executive employment agreement summaries recently published by What's Market. What's Market provides a continuously updated database of executive employment agreements that allows you to search agreements using filters, such as the employer's industry, the executive's position, and the agreement's governing law. What's Market also contains links to the underlying public documents.