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ACI's 12th National Forum on ERISA Litigation

San Francisco, CA

Anthony F. Shelley will be speaking at the American Conference Institute's (ACI's) 12th National Forum on ERISA Litigation on June 27, 2016. Shelley will present, as part of a panel, "ERISA Preemption post-Gobeille: Latest on Procedural and Substantive Aspects of the Defense." Panelists will discuss:

  • The latest developments and litigation trends in ERISA preemption
  • What claims are not preempted?¬†What claims are ultimately expanding the universe of available remedies?
  • Adequately raising and/or pleading both complete and ordinary preemption
  • Nuances with regard to substantive preemption (under 514), complete preemption and removal (under 502), and defensive preemption
  • Whether ERISA preempts and voids state law as applied to TPA for self-insured employee health plan
  • Conflicts and reporting requirements
  • The implications for states' ability to monitor healthcare markets