Tag: open MEPs

Association Retirement Plans Expected to Expand Quickly

While falling short of the open multiple employer plan expansion industry advocates are calling for, the DOL’s expansion of “association retirement plans” could be a significant step toward improving retirement readiness in the U.S. work force.

The Future Open-MEP Market

There are two potential pathways for the broad adoption of open multiple employer plans by small businesses, one driven by advisers and the other by recordkeepers.

House Ways and Means Committee Talks Retirement Reforms

A panel of expert witnesses from across the financial services domain discussed shortcomings and opportunities for improvement in the U.S. retirement savings system; they urged House members to embrace bipartisanship and commonsense solutions.

Closer Examination of DOL MEP Proposal

Those industry stakeholders disappointed by the limited scope of the proposed regulations can take heart in the fact that DOL staff calls for detailed commentary on ways the proposal could be expanded, including into the area of “open MEPs” and “corporate MEPs.”