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A Mistake a Day: Top 5 401(k) Compliance Mistakes & Best Practices
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2018

This week, we are discussing the five most common compliance mistakes made by 401(k) plan administrators and fiduciaries, the potential liability


A Mistake a Day: Top 5 401(k) Compliance Mistakes & Best Practices
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

Mistakes are all too easy to make, but fortunately, they are also easy to prevent! This week, we are discussing the five most common compliance


Best Practices in Providing Cybersecurity for 401(k) Accounts Continue to Advance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2018

Given the times, It is no longer atypical for clients to experience situations involving the theft of participants’ retirement account balances as the


New Hardship Distribution Rules Take Effect in 2019
  • Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
  • USA
  • October 5 2018

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 ("Act") includes three provisions that expand the availability of hardship distributions, each of which is described


Major Contract Settlements & Negotiations - September 2018
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2018

The Ironworkers Local Union 16 Pension Fund, which covers members in Townson, Md., voted to approve benefit cuts averaging 20 percent. Although only


IRS letter ruling generates interest in employer student loan benefit plans, but be aware of testing and other issues
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2018

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued a private letter ruling, PLR 201833012 (PLR) that has generated interest among employers about


Student Loan Repayments or Retirement Savings? Maybe Both . . .
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • October 4 2018

Recent statistics show that approximately 70 percent of college graduates will leave college with an average of at least $30,000 in student loan debt


You Improperly Excluded an Employee from Your 401(k) Plan- Now What? Part 4: Hitting the 402(g) Limit
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2018

Let's revisit our previous blog post and our example of Karl one more time to show another wrinkle that you should be aware of when making a


Recent audit reveals the DOL's distribution initiative
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2018

We recently witnessed the DOL's 401K audit priorities first hand. In auditing 401K plans, the U.S. Department of Labor previously focused on


IRS May Allow Employer Contributions to 401(k) Plans for Employees Repaying Student Loans
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2018

With growing student loan debt pushing employees to delay contributing to their employers' 401(k) plans, many employers have been looking for ways to