The final rule gives greater leeway for the distribution deadline of annual participant disclosures.
In its 2010 participant disclosure rule for participant-directed individual account plans (Regulation 404a-5), the US...more
The White House backs a “fiduciary rule” for IRAs.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has sent its proposed “Conflict of Interest Rule-Investment Advice” to the president’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for...more
Guidance addresses nondiscrimination, qualified default investment alternative, and annuity safe harbor rules.
On October 24, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) each issued...more
Proposal would require certain service providers to furnish a separate disclosure guide.
On March 11, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed amendment to its 2012 final regulations under section 408(b)(2)...more
Financial institutions should prepare for increased regulatory scrutiny.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released their examination priorities...more
Guidance provides temporary relief from the August deadline for annual disclosures by participant-directed plans.
On July 22, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued Field Assistance Bulletin 2013-02 (the Bulletin),...more
Advisory opinion on "plan asset" issue lays out factors for fiduciary consideration.
On July 3, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued Advisory Opinion 2013-03A, which discusses whether a bookkeeping account for...more
New guidance defers to the Dodd-Frank/CFTC framework for regulating the swaps clearing process.
On February 7, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued an advisory opinion on the application of the ERISA fiduciary rules...more