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The DOMA Decision and its Impact on Employee Benefit Plans

How Will the Supreme Court’s DOMA Decision Impact Your Employee Benefit Plans? Peter J. Marathas, Jr. Legal & Compliance Director, Benefit Advisors Network Produced in conjunction with Proskauer Rose law firm. On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that will affect virtually all employers across the country. In United States v. […]

Advisory on The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) June 26, 2013

Advisory on The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) June 26, 2013: On Wednesday, July 26 the Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional on equal protection grounds. DOMA previously prohibited the federal government from recognizing marriage as anything other than between a man and a woman. This […]

Advisory on Exchange (Marketplace) Notice and COBRA Notice May 13, 2013

Advisory on Exchange (Marketplace) Notice and COBRA Notice May 13, 2013: On May 8, 2013 the United States Department of Labor (DOL) released welcomed guidance (Technical Release No. 2013-02) about the “Exchange Notice” requirement under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Technical Release included model notices and also included a new Model COBRA Qualified […]