Tenth Circuit Holds that ERISA Applies Retroactively to Indian Tribes

At issue in Dobbs v. Anthem BCBS is whether 2006 Amendments to ERISA that incorporate Indian tribal government retirement plans apply retroactively to the Southern Ute Tribe plan. The CA10 remanded to determine whether Southern Ute’s plan is  a “governmental plan.”

Here are the materials:

Dobbs CA10 Opinion

Dobbs Opening Brief

Anthem Brief

Dobbs Reply Brief

Southern Ute Amicus Brief in Support of Affirmance

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