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Same-Sex Marriages and Domestic Partnerships: Lessons Learned, Unanswered Questions and Best Practices
5/1/2017

New DOL Fiduciary Guidelines and How to Protect Yourself and Your Clients from this Increased Liability
10/19/2016

New DOL Fiduciary Guidelines and How to Protect Yourself and Your Clients from this Increased Liability
10/19/2016

2016 Benefits & Beyond: Navigating Employee Benefit Plans
4/5/2016

The Hidden Traps In Same Sex Ruling
6/27/2015

Obergefell v. Hodges Same Sex Decision.pdf
6/26/2015

New Document - sllHealthcare Breaches_ How to Respond.pdf
4/7/2015

Nine In Ninety
9/9/2014

DOL Health Plan Audits: What You Must Know to Prepare
6/23/2014

DOMA: Health & Cafeteria Plan Design & Administration In A Post-Windsor World
4/2014

Stamer on WFAA On Comfort Dogs Under Ada
6/21/2013

Foreign Transferees: Outbound, Inbound, Equity And Treaty Issues
3/13/2013

Brace For New Disability Discrimination Claims
10/11/2012

Supreme Court Decision Means Heallth Plans Under Fire
8/2012

Employers & Plan Fiduciaries Reminded To Confirm Credentials & Bonding For Internal Staff, Plan Fidiciaries & Vendors Dealing With Benefits
8/13/2012

Where ERISA Intersects With Other Areas Of The Law
8/4/2012

Risks Plan Sponsors and Fiduciaries Face When Employee BEnefit Responsibilities Are Mishandled
7/9/2012

New IRS Worker Classification Settlement Program and its Risks
1/2012

Comment Deadline 1/31 Om HHS Plan To Let States define ACA
12/29/2011

Stamer Dallas Bar Journal Article Cautions Employers Must Take Holistic Approach To Address Worker Misclassification Risks
12/29/2011

Record-Breaking Countrywide Settlement Shows Discrimination Compliance Extends Beyond HR
12/2011

Employers Urged To Strengthen Worker Classification Defenses As Obama Administration Targets Employers Misclassifying Workers
12/27/2011

Employers Should Tighten Worker Classification Practices As Obama Administration Moves To Stamp Out Misclassification Abuses
12/26/2011

Medical Identity Theft/Fraud Convictions Highlight Need For Health Care Providers To Safeguard Health Information, Guard Against Fraud Schemes
11/27/2011

Medical Identity Theft/Fraud Convictions Show Health Care Providers, Plans & Other Businesses Must Safeguard Health & Other Information, Guard Against Fraud Schemes
11/23/2011

IRS U-Tube Video Discusses 2012 Flexible Benefit Plan Rule Change
11/14/2011

$20+ Million Settlement Shows Business Risk of Violating Military Service Member Or Veteran’s Federal Credit, Other Rights
11/14/2011

HIPAA Alert! OCR 1st HIPAA Privacy, Security & Breach Notification Compliance Audits Begin
11/8/2011

OCR Settlements Show Health Care & Disabled Housing Providers Face Growing Disability Discrimination Risks
10/22/2011

Stamer Talks About Health Care Reform, ADA, FMLA & Military Leave Developments At 10/21 Joint ABA Tax and RPTE Section Meetings In Denver
10/21/2011

OCR Settlements Show Health Care & DisablHealth Care &Housing Providers Face Growing Disability Discrimination Risks
10/19/2011

Employers Considering Using New IRS Voluntary Worker Classification Settlement Program To Resolve Payroll Tax Risks Must Also Manage Other Legal Exposures
9/22/2011

Stamer Named Fellow In American College of Employee Benefits Counsel
9/2/2011

The Nuts and Bolts of Reporting and Disclosure Rules for Employee Benefit Plans
8/30/2011

New IRS Voluntary Worker Classification Settlement Program Signals Growing Worker Misclassification Audit & Enforcement Emphasis
8/21/2011

ABA TIPS Section Appoints Cynthia Marcotte Stamer Vice Chair of Employee Benefits General Committee
8/15/2011

Labor Department 2011 Stats Show Employer Health Coverage & Other Benefit Statistics
7/29/2011

Conviction Highlights Risks of Misleading Investors
7/20/2011

Gulf Coast Area TEGE Council Employee Benefits & Exempt Organizations Enforcement & Compliance Summer 2011 Meeting
7/11/2011

Gulf Coast Area TEGE Council Pre-Event Reception & Dinner
7/10/2011

Group Health Claims And Appeals: The Brave New World For Making, Administering, And Paying Health Claims
6/14/2011

Group Health and Disability Claims and Appeals: The Brave New World for Making, Administering, and Paying Claims Program
4/28/2011

DOL considers easing rules for electronic benefit communications
4/22/2011

Improving the Effectiveness of Compliance & Risk Management By Getting HR On The Compliance Team
4/11/2011

Labor Department Rules On Electronic Distribution of ERISA-Required Benefit Plan Notices White Paper
4/9/2011

Health Plan Embezzlement & Fraud: Prevention, Detection & Response Strategies for Plan Sponsors and Fiduciaries
4/5/2011

Plan Sponsors. Their Owners & Management & Others Risk Personal Liability If Others Defraud Plans or Mismanage Employee Benefit Plan Responsibilities
4/5/2011

Company Executives, Plan Sponsors & Others May Face Personal Liability When Others Defraud Plans or Mismanage Employee Benefit Plan Responsibilities
4/4/2011

The Boomers are Coming, Is the System Prepared?
4/1/2011

EEOC Finalizes Updates To Disability Regulations In Response to ADA Amendments Act: Employers Should Manage Risks
3/24/2011

EEOC Finalizes Updates To Disability Regulations In Response to ADA Amendments Act
3/24/2011

Woman's Power Hour For Executive Women's Network
3/17/2011

Stamer Speaks 4/28 On “Lean On Me” - Group Health and Disability Claims and Appeals:
3/7/2011

Stamer Shares Best Practices for Protecting Plan Participant & Other Employee Information At Houston SBWA/IRS Plan Administrator Skills Workshop
3/4/2011

Safeguarding Yourself From Liability For Another’s Employee Benefit Plan Embezzlement Or Other Misconduct
2/25/2011

Stamer Shares Best Practices for Protecting Plan Participant & Other Employee Information At Dallas SBWA/IRS Plan Administrator Skills Workshop
2/25/2011

Attorney Cynthia Stamer Shares Best Practices for Protecting Plan Participant & Other Employee Information At SBWA/IRS Plan Administrator Skills Workshops Flyer
2/11/2011

Attorney Cynthia Stamer Shares Best Practices for Protecting Plan Participant & Other Employee Information At SBWA/IRS Plan Administrator Skills Workshops
2/4/2011

Avoiding Post-Holiday Season HR Liability Hangover
12/29/2010

Holiday Season Celebration Reminder To Manage Intoxication Risks
12/29/2010

RESPONDING TO THE EPIDEMIC:STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING DIABETES CARE IN TEXAS
11/2010

DOL Proposes To Expand Investment Related Services Giving Rise to ERISA
10/21/2010

EEOC Charges Employers With Violating ADA By Denying Medical Leave
10/19/2010

Health Care Reform: Building Your Family's Healthcare Survival Plan
8/26/2010

Tighten & Update of Health & Other Plan Claims & Appeals Procedures & Documentation In Response To New Regulations, Tightening Court Review
8/8/2010

Review Of Worker Classifications Needed As Classification Scrutiny Rises
7/28/2010

Labor Department FMLA Guidance Adopts Broad Interpretation,Employer Care Needed Determining Who Qualifies As Child
7/19/2010

Employers Urged To Review & Strengthen Defensibility of Existing Worker Classification Practices In Light of Rising Congressional & Regulatory Scrutiny
6/30/2010

Worker Classification & Alternative Workforce: Employee Plans & Employment Tax Challenges
6/29/2010

TPA & Other Plan Services Agreements - Managing Risks & Improving Effectiveness
6/16/2010

2010 Health Plan Checkup
5/13/2010

Getting Your Health Care Reform Views Before Key Congressional Decision-Makers
3/17/2010

New Labor Department Rule Establishes 7 Day Deadline To Deliver
2/11/2010

Inapplicability of HIPAA Privacy To Disability Insurer Not License To Impose Unreasonable Proof Of Loss Requirements
2/8/2010

Legal Alert: Tough times are no excuse for ERISA shortcuts
2/5/2010

New American Academy of Pediatrics Report Urges Early Child Obesity Treatment
1/25/2010

Distressed Businesses & Their Business Leaders Face Liability Risks When Employee Benefit Obligations Mishandled.doc
12/30/2009

Department Of Labor Announces Plans To Expand Employee Benefits, Wage & Hour, OSHA & Other Reporting & Disclosure Requirements & To Implement Other New Employee Benefit Regula
12/2009

Employee Benefit Plan Sponsors & Fiduciaries Urged To Review Bonding, Credentials of Staff & Service Providers Under ERISA
12/2009

Employers Must Exercise Caution To Management Employment Liabilities When Acting To Manage H1N1 or Other Contagious Disease Risks
11/30/2009

Employers Should Act Proactively To Minimize Legal Hangover Risks Following Holiday Season Cele
11/30/2009

Legal Alert: Appeals court says ADA Amendments Act is not retroactive

Stamer Moderates June 25 ABA Teleconference On When Benefits Lawyers and Other Service Providers Be Sued for Malpractice for Services to ERISA Plans
6/25/2009

Senate Democrats Unveil Their Health Care Reform Vision In Affordable Health Choices Act
6/10/2009

Bill To Dictate Employers Give Up To 56 Hours of Paid Leave Per Year Enjoys Broad Support In House
6/8/2009

102 House Members Back New Bill To Mandate Employers Give 56 Hours Paid Leave Per Year
6/8/2009

Legal Alert: Group health plans will face challenges with GINA
5/8/2009

Mitigating Workplace Fallout of Pandemic Response
5/5/2009

Dealing With Leave & Other Workplace Fallout of Swine Flu Pandemic Response
5/4/2009

Workforce Swine Flu Pandemic Survival Preparedness Tips For Business Dallas Morning News
5/1/2009

Workforce Swine Flu Pandemic Survival Preparedness Tips For Business
4/29/2009

April 21 ABA JCEB Subrogation Soup Teleconference
4/7/2009

JPI & United Airlines Lawsuits Highlight Rising Discrimination Risks To US Businesses
3/22/2009

ERISA Claims & Appeals Boot Camp
8/1/2008

Supreme Court's June 19 Decision About The Standard Of Review Applicable To ERISA Cases
7/2008

Supreme Court Ruling Provides Guidance For Improving Defensibility Of ERISA Claims Decisions
6/26/2008

Supreme Court: ERISA Participants Can Sue Fiduciaries For Individual Damages
6/2008

EBSA Issues- Guidance on Health Plan Wellness & Disease Management Practices Subject to HIPAA Nondiscrimination Rules
6/2008

Supreme Court Provides Guidance About When Conflict of Interest Justifies Closer Scrutiny of Employee Benefit Plan Claims Decisions
6/2008

Employers, Health Plans & Insurers Face Significant New Nondiscrimination & Other Rules
6/2008

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) , ABA Health eSource June 2008 Volume 4 Number 10
6/2008

Recession Readying Your Workforce To Meet New Business Challenges & Opportunities
5/30/2008

Employers, Health Plans & Insurers Face Significant New Nondiscrimination & Other Rules Under Genetic Information Law Signed By President
5/21/2008

2008 EDS Global Healthcare Symposium
4/23/2008

Privacy & Public Health: Real-World Scenarios And Strategies
4/2008

Privacy & Public Health: Real-World Scenarios And Strategies
4/15/2008

New Revisions to FMLA
4/2008

Supreme Court Rules Participants & Beneficiaries Can Sue Fiduciaries Under ERISA Section 502(a) To Recover 401(k) & Other Defined Contribution Account Losses
4/2008

Supreme Court Rules Participants & Beneficiaries Can Sue Fiduciaries Under ERISA § 502(a)(2) To Recover 401(k) & Other Defined Contribution Account Losses
2/20/2008

Update On Employment Rights Of Employees In The Military & Their Family
2/2008

New Federal Law Extending Federal Family Leave Rights To Employees With Family Member Called To Active Duty Or Caring For Family Member Injured
1/29/2008

Executives and Others Face Tough Tax Liability Unless Deferred Compensation Arrangements Are Timely Updated For New Internal Revenue Code Section 409A Compliance
12/2007

Agencies Release 2007 Form 5500 Annual Report
12/2007

Deferred Compensation 409 A Update
11/15/2007

Health Benefit Update 2007 Form 5500 Release
11/15/2007

Executives, Lenders & Others Risk Personal Liability If Employee Benefits Mismanaged
6/13/2007

Beck v. Pace
6/2007

Hispanic Health Care In America : Perspectives On Imperatives, Challenges & Opportunities
5/2007

Planning For The Pandemic - Selected Privacy Related Legal Concerns
5/2007

Operationalizing Circular 230 Compliance: A Real World Perspective
5/2007

Web Cybercrime Powerpoint Presentation Handout
5/2007

Healthcare & Immigrants
4/2007

Health Care Tool Box: Making Better Choices
1/2007

Final HIPAA Nondiscrimination Regulations Affecting Health and Wellness Programs
12/13/2006

Final HIPAA Nondiscrimination Regulations Affecting Health and Wellness Programs
12/2006

Labor Department, IRS & PBGC Propose Pension Protection Act Revisions to 2008 Form 5500 Report
12/6/2006

EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLANS AND OTHER COMPENSATION ARRANGEMENTS GROUP
10/2006

Norfolk Mobility Benefits News Fall 2006
9/2006

Medical Privacy - Erisa Litigation - Chapter 35
8/2006

Fine-Tuning Your Health And Welfare Plans for 2006 Teleconference
7/2006

Helping Patients Build Their Patient Empowerment Toolkits ABA RPTE Meeting May 2006
5/2006

Helping Patients Build Their Patient Empowerment Toolkits
5/2006

Patient Empowerment In Elder Law and Disability Planning
5/3/2006

Spitzer brought bad practices to light; a good thing, panelists say
3/2006

SEC Proposes Changes to Sox Disclosure About Compensation and Related Matters
2/2006

Social Security Online
2006

Joint Committee on Employee Benefits (ABA)
2006

Employee Benefits Security Administration Main Page
2006

Claims Processing Under the New World Order
2006

Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA)- U.S. Department of Labor
2006

U.S. Department of Labor -- Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS)
2006

2005 All Industry Day
11/2005

Operationalizing Circular 230 Compliance: A Real World Perspective
11/2005

Operationalizing Circular 230 Compliance: A Real World Perspective
11/2005

HR's Role in Personal Identity Theft and Cybercrime Prevention
10/2005

Broker & Insurers Identity Theft & Privacy Perils
10/2005

Selected Federal Mandates Affecting Design and Administration of ERISA-Covered Health Plans
9/2005

Protecting & Using Patient Data In Disease Management Opportunities, Liabilities And Prescriptions
8/2005

Recent Rule Changes Likely Require Updates To Health & Cafeteria Plan Documents, Administration Form
8/2005

Fine-Tuning Your Health And Welfare Plans for 2006 Teleconference
7/2005

New Federal Requirements For Disposal of Personal Records and Information
7/1/2005

Privacy and Securities Standards - A Brief Nutshell
2/2005

Final Regulations for Health Coverage Portability; Final Rule
12/2004

2004 Joint Fall CLE Meeting
9/30/2004

Profiles in Membership - Probate and Property
5/2004

Cross Border Workforce Development Challenges & Opportunties 8th Annual Border Issues Conference
3/2004

Employee Benefits Subcommittee Meetings—Friday, September 12th
9/12/2003

Federal Legal Safeguards for Womens Health Coverage Expanding
5/2003

Employee Communications-Latest Buzz on Requirements, Risks and Opportunities Related to the New Health Plan Rules
9/2002

911 An Emergency Preparedness Plan For Managing Your People Through a Catastrophe or Crisis
6/2002

Fiduciary Responsibility During Turbulent Times
5/2002

“Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘N Roll: A Survival Toolkit for When Private Lives Affect Performance”
1/2002

WEBbits - November 2001
11/2001

Disease Management As Practical Solution for Achieving Clinical Quality & Financial Efficiency in an Evolving Health Care Arena
9/2001

“Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘N Roll: A Survival Toolkit for When Private Lives Affect Performance”
9/2001

Outsourcing, Employee Leasing and Other Alternate Staffing Arrangements
11/1999

Selected Issues Regarding Health And Welfare Plans For Texas Governmental Employers
9/1999

Legal Environment of Welfare Plans- Fundamentals And Advanced Issues Of Employee Benefits
5/1999

Human Resources Management During Mergers, Acquisitions, Reductions in Force and Other Significant Business Changes
5/1999

Drafting And Negotiating Agreements With Executives
5/1999

Recent legislation that will affect employers who sponsor plans as well as those professionals who administer benefit plans.
1/1999

Fiduciary Responsibility In A Nutshell
1999

Avoiding The Liability Noose Between Human Resources and ERISA
1999

What To Do When An Employee's Private Life Becomes Your Business
1999

Bankruptcy and Employee Benefit Issues
1999

When Your Employee's Private Life Becomes Your Business
1999

Employee Benefit Communications
1999

Selected Issues Regarding Health and Welfare Plans for Texas Governmental Employers
1999

Employee Benefits and Other Human Resources Issues Affecting Health Care Transactions
1999

Fiduciary Hotspots for Health Plans
1999

Workplace Privacy Issues
1999

Introduction to Bankruptcy A Basic Overview
1999

Leased Employees and other Contingent Workforce Issues
1999

Mergers, Acquisitions, & Integration Solving The People Puzzle
1999

Selected Ethical Issues Affecting Corporate Counsel Involved in Employee Benefit Matters
1999

Employee Benefit Communications
1999

Employee Benefits And Other Human Resource Issues Affecting Health Care Transactions
11/1998

WHAT’ S THE BUZZ Breaking News Affecting Employee Benefits
5/1998

RE-ENGINEERING YOUR DEFLECTOR SHIELDS: Emerging Benefit and Health Issues
2/1997

A Proactive Approach To Hr And Benefits Planning For Mergers And Acquisitions
2/1997

Emerging Benefit And Health Issues
2/1997

health and Welfare Plans And The Americans With Disabilities Act
2/1993

ERISA Preemptions Use To Cut Workers Compensation Costs
6/1992

2/27 Deadline For Employers To Comment On DOL Proposed Rule Changes Extending Minimum Wage & Overtime Rules To More Home Caregiver Workers
12/27/1991

Employer’s Briefing On The Americans With Disabilities Act
7/1991


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