State Street Bank and Trust Co. v. Pfeil

Petition for certiorari denied on December 3, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-256 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: (1) Whether Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Section 404(c) provides a fiduciary of an otherwise qualified plan a defense to liability against an imprudent investment claim when the participant’s control over the investment is the proximate cause of the loss; and (2) whether liability under ERISA Section 409(a) for a breach of fiduciary duty claim requires that the breach constitute the proximate cause of the loss.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jun 14 2012Application (11A1200) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 26, 2012 to August 25, 2012, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jun 15 2012Application (11A1200) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until August 25, 2012.
Aug 24 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 27, 2012)
Sep 18 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 29, 2012.
Sep 27 2012Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by The American Benefits Council.
Oct 29 2012Brief of respondents Raymond M. Pfeil, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 12 2012Reply of petitioner State Street Bank and Trust Company filed.
Nov 13 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 30, 2012.
Dec 3 2012Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by The American Benefits Council GRANTED.
Dec 3 2012Petition DENIED.
 
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