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The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations and FINRA
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • February 13 2018

On January 8 and February 7, 2018, respectively, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) and the Office of Compliance Inspections and


The Bipartisan Budget Act’s Impact on Retirement Plans
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2018

On Friday, February 9, 2018, Congress passed, and the President signed, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (the “Budget Act”). The Budget Act contains


Budget Agreement Contains Changes to 401(k) Plan Hardship Distribution Rules
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2018

The budget agreement approved by Congress and signed into law on February 9, 2018, includes several changes to the rules governing hardship


Lessons from across the pond - DC plans in the US and the UK
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • February 12 2018

Until the 1980s, DB pension plans (generally referred to as “pension” plans) were the most prominent form of employer-sponsored retirement plans in


Shareholder Activism at Retailers in 2018
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

Once the sole province of hedge funds and special interest groups, many mainstream institutional investors have now also embraced a more activist


401(k) Plan Hardship Withdrawals for Casualty Losses
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • February 5 2018

Consider two fact situations. In one, relatively modest damage occurs to a 401(k) plan participant's principal residence attributable to a hurricane


Department of Labor Announces that Benefit Plans Providing Disability Benefits Must Comply With New Disability Claims Procedure Regulations by April 1, 2018
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • January 23 2018

Earlier this month, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that its final rule amending the claims procedure requirements for plans providing


Ready to Revise Disability Claims Procedures?
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2018

As reported in our December 2017 Comp & Benefits Alert, the Department of Labor had extended the effective date of the new regulations for disability


Extension of Retirement Plan Loan Repayment Period - Good for Employees, Processing Questions Abound
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2018

HR and legal departments have likely confronted the unpleasant situation of having to inform a departing employee that in addition to no longer being


Plan Sponsor Update - The Impact of Tax Reform on Qualified Plans and Fringe Benefits
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2018

President Trump has signed into law H.R. 1, a congressional revenue act originally introduced in Congress as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”