Christopher John Shin

Christopher John Shin

Christopher John Shin provides counsel on employer-sponsored benefit plans and compliance with federal laws impacting health and welfare plans, including HIPAA, the Affordable Care Act, and COBRA. He assists clients in government reporting obligations and responding to inquiries from federal agencies, including the Internal Revenue Service.
Prior to joining Akerman, Christopher worked for a major accounting firm, where he consulted on the potential tax implications of transactions and related projects.

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Tread Carefully – DC Federal Judge Weakens Association Health Plan Regulation

A recent ruling by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia calls into question the recently expanded regulations allowing small employers to band together to establish Association Health Plans. This development should be monitored closely by employers and employer organizations currently sponsoring, or considering sponsoring, these plans.


A group of unrelated employers wishing to establish an … Continue Reading