On March 12, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor (the DOL) issued a proposed amendment (the Proposed Amendment) to its final regulations (the Final
The U.S. Department of Labor's ("DOL") final regulations (the "Final Regulations") under Section 408(b)(2) of ERISA (the "necessary services exemption") will go into effect on July 1, 2012.
On May 7, 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") published guidance in the form of frequently asked questions ("FAQs") relating to the participant-level fee disclosure requirements contained in the final regulations issued under Sections 404(a) and 404(c) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA") (the "Participant Disclosure Regulation").
On February 2, 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") published long-awaited final regulations (the "Final Regulations") under Section 408(b)(2) of the U.S. Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended ("ERISA"), which will require certain service providers to employee pension benefit plans and entities holding "plan assets" to disclose information regarding their compensation so as to assist plan fiduciaries in assessing the reasonableness of the service provider's contract with the plan and the potential for conflicts of interest.