The Biggest Benefits Decisions Of 2019: Midyear Report

Law360 (June 14, 2019, 10:26 PM EDT) -- In the first half of 2019, courts made beating Employee Retirement Income Security Act suits over bad investments tougher for universities and easier for money managers who handle certain 401(k) plan funds.

As July approaches, Law360 reviews six blockbuster benefits court developments from 2019’s first half, including a $55 million settlement to a long-running ERISA suit and court orders that stopped two Trump administration rules in their tracks.

3rd Circ. Frustrates Universities’ Hope of Easy ERISA Dismissals

In May, the Third Circuit issued its long-anticipated decision in Sweda v. University of Pennsylvania, the first in a string of ERISA suits against...

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