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February 2020 ERISA Litigation Update

Since last month’s edition of The Speed Reader, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor have been quiet on the…
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The SECURE Act Becomes Law: 

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed into law the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (the “Act”). This…
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2020 Retirement Plan Limits Announced:

On November 6, 2019, via Notice 2019-59, the IRS announced the effect of cost-of-living adjustments on certain 2020 dollar limits for various retirement…
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Year-End Reminders for Qualified Defined Contribution Plans:

As the end of 2019 quickly approaches, retirement plan sponsors should promptly consider several important potential tasks. Examples include the following: December 1…
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DOL Issues Proposed Regulations Addressing Electronic Delivery of Certain Participant Disclosures:

On October 23, 2019, the DOL published eagerly-awaited guidance. The guidance, in the form of a proposed regulation, deals with an area that…
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IRS Publishes Final Regulations Regarding Hardship Distributions:

On September 23, 2019, the IRS published final regulations governing financial hardship distributions from 401(k) plans and 403(b) plans. As background, while a…
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