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Latest News in Benefits

  • February 26, 2024

    Apache's $3B Write-Down Merits Bigger Class, Investors Say

    A group of Apache Corp. investors on the cusp of winning class certification are arguing that their promised class should be extended to encompass even more investors who were allegedly deceived by company promises of a potentially lucrative drilling project that ultimately led to a $3 billion write-down when it went bust. 

  • February 26, 2024

    Chinese Retailer Miniso, Underwriters Beat IPO Suit For Now

    Goldman Sachs, BofA Securities Inc. and a Chinese retailer have secured the dismissal of a class action suit in New York federal court, with a federal judge ruling that the suing investors have failed to identify any actionable misrepresentations or omissions made by the company in connection with its 2020 initial public offering, among other things.

  • February 26, 2024

    UAW, Fiat Chrysler Escape Engineers' Bribery Scheme Suit

    The United Auto Workers, Fiat Chrysler and others are off the hook for state fraud and civil conspiracy claims brought by auto engineers in connection to a bribery scheme between union officials and the automaker, a Michigan federal judge ruled Monday, citing a recent Sixth Circuit decision finding related allegations untimely.

  • February 26, 2024

    Wood Group Prevails In ERISA Fight Over Target-Date Funds

    A California federal judge ruled in favor of an engineering firm and its retirement plan investment manager in a class action from employee 401(k) participants alleging mismanagement, concluding after a nine-day bench trial that a suite of in-house target-date funds offered to retirees were properly selected and monitored.

  • February 26, 2024

    6th Circ. Sanctions Prison Co. For Not Disclosing Asset Info

    A Sixth Circuit panel has held a Federal Bureau of Prisons contractor in contempt for its "woefully inadequate" efforts to turn over financial records to the National Labor Relations Board as ordered, in a dispute over two fired union supporters' back pay.

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