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New ACA, et. al. FAQs Cover Items From “Top” to “Bottom”

USA - April 26 2016 On April 20, the "Big Three" agencies (DOL, Treasury/IRS, and HHS) released another set of FAQs (the 31st, for those of you counting at home)…

Christopher J. Rylands

Department of Labor Will Investigate Compliance with Distribution Rules for Defined Benefit Plans

USA - April 19 2016 Employers in the retail industry often experience significant employee turnover, and it can be difficult to keep track of former employees once they…

Brian W. Berglund

Finally: DOL Releases the Final Fiduciary Rule

USA - April 6 2016 Earlier today, the Department of Labor (DOL) released the Conflict of Interest Final Rule. Click here to explore all 200+ pages. Among other things…

Lisa Van Fleet

Do You Know Where Your Participants Are?

USA - March 14 2016 The Department of Labor (“DOL”) has recently implemented an initiative to investigate the manner in which defined benefit plans of large employers…

Brian W. Berglund

The President’s Benefits Budget Proposals

USA - March 2 2016 A few weeks ago, the President released his proposed budget for the fiscal year 2017. As usual, it is dense. However, the President has suggested…

Christopher J. Rylands