Tag Archives: fiduciary duty

Lawyer didn’t violate duty to former client

An attorney who supported a citizens’ group that opposed a real estate development project sought by his former client didn’t violate his duty of loyalty, the California Court of Appeal has ruled.

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ERISA plaintiff has standing to sue

A participant in a Wal-Mart retirement plan has standing to sue under ERISA – even for alleged breaches of fiduciary duty that occurred before he made his first contribution to the plan, the 8th Circuit has ruled in reversing a ...

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ERISA plaintiffs can’t sue over oral promises

Plaintiffs could not sue for breach of fiduciary duty under ERISA based on oral representations made by their employer concerning the impact a merger would have on pension benefits, the 2nd Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.

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