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3 Gray Areas ERISA Lawyers Want Cleared Up

Law360 (April 4, 2018, 5:27 PM EDT) -- Although the Employee Retirement Income Security Act is more than four decades old, the nettlesome statute still can leave even the most seasoned practitioners scratching their heads. Here, attorneys identify three questions about the law that they’d like to see Congress or the U.S. Supreme Court tackle.

Can Forum Selection Clauses Be Included in ERISA Plans?

Under ERISA, legal disputes may be brought in district courts where a plan is administered, where an alleged breach of the plan took place, or where a defendant resides.

Many ERISA plan sponsors, however, include a forum selection provision in their plans that channels potential...

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