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Missing Participants: Prevention is the Best Cure

Unfortunately, many employers don’t consider how to handle missing participants’ account balances or how to prevent losing track of participants in the first place. 

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Retirement Spotlight

Defined Contribution Plan

IRA

DOL

Fiduciary Issues

DOL Confirms Effective Date for Investment Advice PTE

The DOL’s EBSA has confirmed that prohibited transaction exemption 2020-02 entitled, “Improving Investment Advice for Worker & Retirees,” will take effect on February 16. 

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

Fiduciary Issues

IRA

DOL Proposes Delay for Independent Contractor Regulations

The DOL Wage and Hour Division has proposed a delay of the effective date for final regulations on independent contractor status.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

Health and Welfare

DOL Releases Final PTE on Investment Advice

The DOL addresses how financial organizations or professionals can receive certain compensation that would otherwise violate the prohibited transaction rules. 

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Washington Pulse

Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

Fiduciary Issues

DOL Guidance for Plans Facing Missing Participant Issues

The EBSA has released a three-part guidance package for retirement plan fiduciaries dealing with missing or unresponsive participants. 

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Benefit Plan

Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

Final Regulations Published on Independent Contractor Status

Final regulations, entitled Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, have been published in the Federal Register. 

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

DOL Updates Q&As for Pandemic-Related Paid Leave

The DOL has issued an update to its Q & A guidance on paid employee leave under provisions of FFCRA.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

COVID-19

DOL

Health and Welfare

DOL Final Regulations on Independent Contractor Status

Final Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act regulations issued by the DOL have been received by the OMB. 

FuturePlan ERISA Team

DOL

Defined Contribution Plan

Investment Advice Fiduciary Class Exemption Published

Investment Advice Fiduciary Class Exemption Published, Effective Date Set

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

Fiduciary Issues

IRA

DOL Issues Investment Advice Fiduciary Class Exemption

The EBSA has issued the long-awaited Prohibited Transaction Exemption providing guidance to investment advisors who counsel retirement and other investors. 

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

Fiduciary Issues

IRA

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