Legal Alert: HHS Issues Final Rule on Market Stabilization

On April 13, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its final market stabilization rule, the first regulatory act of the Trump administration. The final version is largely unchanged from the proposed rule released on February 10, 2017. Unless otherwise specified, the rule is effective 60 days after publication and will apply to […]

Alera Group from the Ground Up

It was June 2015 in Philadelphia, and the time had come to fish or cut bait. The conversations, the questions—the possibilities—had been murmured about for years. Even as the Benefit Advisors Network had grown, every time the group gathered, someone else had sold. Consolidators had continued to approach. Challenges for individual firms had ramped up. […]