Plan sponsors want more fee disclosure, and regulators will likely require it soon. That is both a threat and an opportunity for advisers.
Department of Labor QDIA regs released
The end of the year doesn’t mean anyone gets a breather
Final QDIA regulations likely to bring changes for many plans
The U.S. Department of Labor has sued a trustee of the Westra Construction Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) for alleged violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) that resulted in losses to the ESOP.
The White House today proposed a new rule to implement the exemption for investment advice in the Pension Protection Act (PPA).
The DoL pulls controversial participant investment advice rules—what’s next?
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The U. S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has issued guidance for 403(b) plans subject to new Form 5500 reporting requirements.
A plan sponsor charged with stealing from her company’s 401(k) plan has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.
The Department of Labor (DoL) has posted on its Web site six EFAST2 user guides to assist with electronically filing Form 5500 for 2009 and later plan years.
As expected, the Obama Administration has issued a request for information (RFI) to gather public comment about whether and how the government should promote lifetime income products in retirement plans.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration has released to the public online datasets of Form 5500 annual report/returns for approximately 800,000 retirement, health, and other employee benefit plans.
The Obama Administration on Monday released retirement initiatives, including establishing automatic individual retirement accounts (IRAs), simplifying and expanding the Saver's Credit, and updating 401(k) regulations to increase transparency.
A Department of Labor (DoL) administrative law judge has rejected the appeal by a 401(k) plan administrator of an $86,500 civil penalty, ruling that bankruptcy did not relieve the administrator of requirements to properly file an annual report.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) announced the publication of a final rule to protect employee contributions deposited to small pension and welfare benefit plans with fewer than 100 participants.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) has filed suit against the owners of a bankrupt Chicago-area company for diverting their employees’ health care premium payments and 401(k) contributions and loan repayments.
A Savannah, Georgia, attorney has pled guilty to obstruction of justice related to a U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) investigation of the retirement plans of his law firm.
Michael Vick’s former financial advisers won’t be working with ERISA plans anymore.