Tag: DoL

EFAST2 Adds Signature Option

The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has announced that the EFAST2 electronic filing system for Forms 5500 and 5500-SF employee benefit plan annual reports has a new e-signature option.

DoL: No 404(c) Safe Harbor in Fiduciary Breach Case

Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis has warned a federal appellate court that protections for plan participants could be harmed if it does not overturn a lower court ruling giving a directed trustee safe harbor protection against wrongdoing allegations.

ERIC Pushes for Annuity Safe Harbor

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) urged the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) against requiring sponsors to feature annuities as distribution options and toward providing a genuine safe harbor for the selection of an annuity provider.

EBSA Enforcement Data Posted to the Web

The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) is one of a number of Department of Labor (DoL) agencies participating in a new Web site aimed at making a variety of enforcement data publicly available.