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ERISA 12.06.2018

Why Does Your Plan Need an ERISA Fidelity Bond?

Plans can very easily come under threat. Whether it’s from larceny, forgery, embezzlement, or misappropriation, theft, and fraud are unfortunate facts of plan administration. So how do you protect your plan against those threats of…
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Why Does Your Plan Need an ERISA Fidelity Bond?
Contract Surety 12.04.2018

How to Contract Student Bus Services in New Jersey

Nearly every New Jersey school needs to provide some sort of transportation to get students to and from school. But what are the requirements of contracting student bus and transportation services in New Jersey? And…
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How to Contract Student Bus Services in New Jersey
Surety Bonds 12.03.2018

What is a Surety Bond?

Click here to get a Surety Bond A surety bond may be required for a range of activities including gaining a contractor’s license to appealing a court case to obtaining a mortgage broker license. But…
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What is a Surety Bond?
Contract Surety 12.03.2018

Ontario’s New Construction Act Brings Contract Surety Changes

Ontario’s Bill 142, the province’s new Construction Act, is the largest set of new construction rules the province has seen in 35 years. With the first part of the Act in effect in July 2018, we wanted to…
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Ontario’s New Construction Act Brings Contract Surety Changes
Court Bonds 12.03.2018

What Even Lawyers Don’t Know About New York Surrogate’s Court

The Surrogate’s Court in the State of New York hears cases involving the affairs of decedents, the administration of estates, the probate of wills, and adoptions. But did you know that even lawyers don’t know…
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What Even Lawyers Don’t Know About New York Surrogate’s Court
ERISA 12.03.2018

ERISA Advisory Council Recommends New DOL ERISA Bond Guidance

In a November 6, 2018 ERISA Advisory Council report, the Council recommended the Department of Labor (DOL) issue new ERISA fidelity bond guidance after evaluating current DOL regulations and guidance. In the report to Secretary of Labor…
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ERISA Advisory Council Recommends New DOL ERISA Bond Guidance
Surety Bonds 11.12.2018

So You Need a Surety Bond

So you’ve just been told you need to purchase a surety bond. That’s all. No specifics were given regarding your profession or court case or industry. Well, it turns out that surety bonds come in…
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So You Need a Surety Bond
ERISA 11.07.2018

The Bond Compliance Program for Pension Professionals

Keeping track of every plan sponsor’s ERISA fidelity bonding status can be tough. No matter how many plans you are in charge of, it is difficult to remember what is what with information the spread…
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The Bond Compliance Program for Pension Professionals
Court Bonds 11.02.2018

Receiver Bonds: What You Need to Know

A receiver is a person appointed by the court to receive assets, property, and control of a company pending final decision of a lawsuit. A receiver may be required to obtain a receiver bond to…
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Receiver Bonds: What You Need to Know