By Stephen Wilkes, Izzy Goldowitz and John Sohn On November 22, 2022, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a final rule modernizing and revising the long-standing Investment Duties Regulation. Among other things, the final rule clarifies that ERISA plan fiduciaries...
Pension Investing and Climate Change
Pension Investing and Climate Change - Israel Goldowitz, Presenter, 12th Annual Employee Benefits and Social Insurance Conference Boston University School of Law, November 4 - 5, 2022, Boston, MA - View PoerPoint Presentation Here
Pension Issues in Restructuring and Bankruptcy
Pension Issues in Restructuring and Bankruptcy - Israel Goldowitz, Panelist, 21st Annual Advance Restructuring & Plan of Reoganization Conference, November 14, 2022, New York, NY
Working With the PBGC
Working With the PBGC - Israel Goldowitz, Panelist, Conference of Consulting Actuaries 2022 Annual Meeting, October 16 - 19, 2022, Austin, TX
Nine Attorneys from The Wagner Law Group to be Recognized in 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©
Boston, MA, August 18, 2022 – The Wagner Law Group, widely recognized as the country’s top ERISA and employee benefits law firm, is delighted to announce that nine of its attorneys will be recognized as Best Lawyers® in the area of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law in...
Multiemployer Plan Developments: PBGC Final Rule on Special Financial Assistance and Withdrawal Liability Actuarial Assumptions Litigation
By Dannae Delano and Israel Goldowitz On July 8, 2022, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (“PBGC”) issued its Final Rule (the “Final Rule”) implementing the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”) provisions for special financial assistance (“SFA”) to failing...
Important Pension Issues Likely to Surface: Webinar
Important Pension Issues Likely to Surface - Israel Goldowitz and Stephen Wilkes, panelists, American Bankruptcy Institute webinar, June 13, 2022 - Click here for details
Is PBGC Adding “Early Warning” and “Follow-On” to its Toolbox for Multiemployer Plans?
By Israel Goldowitz Corporate sponsors of defined benefit pension plans may be familiar with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s (PBGC) Early Warning program and its Follow-on policy. Under Early Warning, PBGC intervenes when a corporate spinoff or other...
Retirement Plans in Bankruptcy
Retirement Plans in Bankruptcy - Thomas Clark, Jr., Israel Goldowitz and Jordan Mamorsky, Thomson Reuters Practical Law, November 5, 2021
What Mandatory Auto-Enrollment IRAs Actually Mean
What Mandatory Auto-Enrollment IRAs Actually Mean - Izzy Goldowitz, Mark Greenstein and Jon Schultze, 401(k) Specialist, October 16, 2021 (PDF)