Tag: Fee disclosure

EBSA: Fee Disclosure Regs Coming

The head of the Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) said today that the agency plans to release its long-awaited regulation dealing with providers’ fee disclosure under 408(b)(2) in May 2010.

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: The Benefits of the Doubt

Those who were wondering when—or perhaps if—the issues raised in those revenue-sharing lawsuits would ever actually be tried got a strong, affirmative response last week.

IMHO: Tractor “Trailer”

About a week ago, Caterpillar agreed to a $16.5 million settlement of one of those allegedly excessive fee/revenue-sharing lawsuits.

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.  

IMHO: The “Burden″ of Proof

Recently the 7th Circuit responded to requests that it reconsider its opinion in the revenue-sharing/″excessive fee″ case of Hecker v. Deere.

IMHO: Executive “Order″

Those who had been waiting anxiously (or nervously) for that final wave of regulations from the Department of Labor will have (get?) to wait a bit longer, it appears.