Tag: DoL

GAO Makes Suggestions to DoL about Fee Reporting

In a new report, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) made suggestions to the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) to address plan sponsor and provider confusion over new reporting requirements for the Form 5500 Schedule C.

IMHO: A SunAmerica Opinion

I am admittedly something of a pension (and regulatory) geek, but when the SunAmerica Opinion was published (December 2001), it was clear that something big had just happened. 

 

Vick to Turn Over $400K to DoL

Disgraced NFL quarterback Michael D. Vick has agreed to pay $416,461 in restitution to a pension plan sponsored by his company MV7 LLC to settle allegations Vick had funneled off plan assets for his personal use.

IMHO: Under New Management

Sitting in the audience at the ASPPA/DoL Speaks conference last week, I was reminded just how disruptive it can be to have a new boss.  

DoL Moves to Force 401(k) Restitution

The U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) has gone back to federal court asking a judge to force a former health-care firm owner to restore millions of dollars he embezzled from his company’s 401(k).

Summary Prospectus Users Still 404(c) Eligible

Plan sponsors got a bit of a roadmap from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) about how to rely on a summary prospectus to meet the prospectus delivery component of safe-harbor provisions.

DoL Sues Plan Trustees for Misuse of Plans' Assets

The U.S. Department of Labor has sued defunct Vinyl-Mark Products Inc. of Hueytown, Alabama, and the company's pension and profit-sharing plan trustees for allegedly misusing plan assets to pay the operating expenses of the company.