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DOL Releases Proposed Revisions to Form 5500 Reporting

The DOL’s EBSA, in conjunction with the IRS and PBGC, have released proposed forms revisions modifying requirements for Form 5500, Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan, reporting.

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Defined Benefit Plan

Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

SECURE Act

Gomez Nominated for EBSA Post

President Biden has nominated Lisa M. Gomez for Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA).

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DOL

Women’s Retirement Protection Act Re-Introduced

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Representative Lauren Underwood (D-IL) have introduced the Women’s Retirement Protection Act of 2021 in their respective chambers.

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COVID-19

Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

SECURE Act

DOL Provides FAQs for Lifetime Income Illustrations

The DOL has provided FAQs addressing questions about the timing of implementation of pension benefit statement lifetime income illustrations under the SECURE Act.

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Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

SECURE Act

Executive Order Includes Review of ESG Factors

Last week, President Biden issued an Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial Risk.

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Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

Fiduciary Issues

Retirement Security and Savings Act Re-Introduced

Senators Rob Portman (R-OH), and Ben Cardin (D-MD), have introduced the Retirement Security and Savings Act of 2021, legislation that was last introduced in 2019.

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Defined Benefit Plan

Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

IRA

Legislative updates

SECURE Act

DOL Withdraws Independent Contractor Rule

The Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division is withdrawing the independent contractor rule that was scheduled to take effect on May 7, 2021.

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Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

Health and Welfare

Securing a Strong Retirement Act Re-Introduced

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) and Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) have introduced the Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2021.

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Defined Benefit Plan

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DOL

IRA

Legislative updates

SECURE Act

DOL Releases Additional Investment Advice Guidance

This latest DOL guidance package presents helpful information in a more understandable format.

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Retirement Spotlight

DOL

Defined Contribution Plan

Defined Benefit Plan

Fiduciary Issues

Department of Labor Releases Cybersecurity Guidance

On April 14, the DOL’s (EBSA) issued—for the first time—guidance on best practices for maintaining cybersecurity.

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Washington Pulse

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