Posts Tagged ‘employee benefits’

  • Best Lawyers® 2019 Recognizes 16 Davenport Evans Lawyers

    November 01, 2018 dehs

    Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD is pleased to announce that 16 Davenport Evans lawyers were listed in Best Lawyers® 2019 for South Dakota, in 22 different practice areas. In addition, four Davenport Evans lawyers were named, “2019 Lawyer of the Year” for South Dakota. Read more.

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  • New DOL Disability Claims Procedure Regulations

    March 01, 2018 dehs
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    The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued rules updating disability-related claims procedures. These new rules apply to all ERISA plans where a plan fiduciary retains discretion to determine if a participant is disabled, including certain deferred compensation plans and health and welfare plans that provide for disability benefits.

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  • Employee Benefit Implications In The Tax Reform Bill

    January 09, 2018 dehs
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    On December 22, 2017, the President signed into law the new tax reform package. The new law eliminates the individual mandate formerly required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and impacts benefits including tax-exempt executive compensation, qualified equity grants, retirement contributions, paid leave credits, achievement awards and a variety of fringe benefits.

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  • 16 Davenport Evans Lawyers Listed by Best Lawyers® 2018

    November 08, 2017 dehs

    Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD is pleased to announce that 16 Davenport Evans lawyers were listed in Best Lawyers® 2018, in 23 different practice areas. Click here for attorneys and practice areas.

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  • U.S. News and Best Lawyers Name Davenport Evans to “Best Law Firms” 2018

    November 08, 2017 dehs

    Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP was named to the 2018 Best Lawyers in America Best Law Firms for the Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Area as a Tier 1 firm in 12 practice areas. 16 Davenport Evans lawyers were recognized earlier this year as individuals by Best Lawyers, in a total of 23 different areas of law.

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  • U.S. News and Best Lawyers Name Davenport Evans to “Best Law Firms”

    November 08, 2016 dehs

    Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith LLP is pleased to announce the firm’s selection by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Davenport Evans was named a Tier 1 firm in 16 practice areas.

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  • EEOC Publishes Rule Allowing Wellness Programs

    June 03, 2016 dehs
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    On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its Final Rules, amending regulations governing incentives for participation in employer-sponsored wellness programs under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondisclosure Act (GINA). Davenport Evans lawyer Jean Bender and Summer Associate Ryan W. W. Redd outline what employers need to know.

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