Mar 23, 2021

U.S. Department of Education Announces New HEERF and SNAP Guidance

The U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) announced new guidance to assist institutions of higher education with the use of their Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (“HEERF”) grants. These HEERF funds were authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) in April 2020 (“HEERF I”); the Coronavirus...

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Mar 24, 2021

Flex Plans are Extra Flexible in 2021

Employers who sponsor a Section 125 cafeteria (“flexible benefits”) plan, including those with a health and/or dependent care flexible spending account (each a “FSA”), may adopt new rules for their plans under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “CAA”), and related IRS Notice 2021-15 (the “Notice”). In addition to these...

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Mar 24, 2021

Maynard Recognized for Client Service Excellence on BTI Client Service A-Team 2021

Clients recognize Maynard Cooper & Gale (Maynard) as an unparalleled leader in the recently released BTI Client Service A-Team: Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance 2021. Long considered the gold standard in measuring client service performance by clients and law firms alike, the BTI Client Service A-Team 2021 measures...

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