California Museum Denied Cert by SCOTUS On Dispute Over Looted Art

By | Art Law | January 30, 2015
California Museum Denied Cert by SCOTUS On Dispute Over Looted Art

As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision to deny cert on The Norton Simon Museum’s appeal, Marei Von Saher, descendant of Jewish relatives who fled Holland during the Holocaust, will get another day in court on claims involving the ownership of Renaissance artist, Lucas Cranach the Elder’s, life-sized diptychs of Adam and Eve (circa 1530).

The Supreme Court Unanimously Says Changes to Retiree Medical Coverage a Matter of Contract Analysis—but with a Mild Twist

By | Employer Law Report | January 28, 2015
The Supreme Court Unanimously Says Changes to Retiree Medical Coverage a Matter of Contract Analysis—but with a Mild Twist

In what perhaps can be best described as a win for traditional contract analysis, the United States Supreme Court (the “Court”) issued an opinion on January 25, 2015 in M&G Polymers USA, LLC, et al. v. Tackett et al, that may permit M&G Polymers USA, a chemical company, to force its retirees to help pay for the cost of retiree medical coverage.

The Supreme Court Unanimously Says Changes to Retiree Medical Coverage a Matter of Contract Analysis—but with a Mild Twist

By | Employee Benefits Law Report | January 28, 2015

In what perhaps can be best described as a win for traditional contract analysis, the United States Supreme Court (the “Court”) issued an opinion on January 25, 2015 in M&G Polymers USA, LLC, et al. v. Tackett et al, that may permit M&G Polymers USA, a chemical company, to force its retirees to help pay for the cost of retiree medical coverage.

Ding-Dong, Yard-Man is Dead! Supreme Court Decision in Tackett a Huge Win for Employers in the Retiree Healthcare Arena

Ding-Dong, Yard-Man is Dead!  Supreme Court Decision in Tackett a Huge Win for Employers in the Retiree Healthcare Arena

On Monday, a unanimous United States Supreme Court issued its decision in M & G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett, Supreme Court Case No. 13-101, vacating and remanding the Sixth Circuit’s holding that a group of retirees was entitled to lifetime healthcare benefits per the terms of various collective bargaining agreements.