On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor released the Retirement Security Rule defining who is an investment advice fiduciary for purposes of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Read More
The U.S. Department of Labor announced on April 15, 2024 that its Employee Benefits Security Administration is proposing to collect information from plan administrators on a voluntarily basis to establish an online search tool to help America’s workers locate lost retirement savings they earned. Read More
The Employee Benefits Security Administration of the Department of Labor (DOL) recently released a proposed regulation on automatic portability transactions under SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022. The goal of automatic portability transactions is to help workers keep track of their retirement savings accounts and improve retirement security by reducing cash-outs when they change jobs. Read More
The Internal Revenue Service has issued initial guidance to help employers with implementation of pension-linked emergency savings accounts (PLESAs). Authorized under the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022, PLESAs are individual accounts in defined contribution plans. Read More