Ed Frado Law Blog: Latest Updates and Industry News

DOL Issues Guidance on Retirement Plan Investment Alternatives:

On June 3, 2020, the DOL issued Information Letter 06-03-2020 (the “IL”). The IL addresses the use of private equity investments within professionally…
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DOL Finalizes Regulation Regarding Electronic Disclosures:

On May 27, 2020, the DOL published a final regulation addressing the electronic disclosure of certain documents required to be provided to participants…
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IRS and Department of Labor Publish COVID-19 Guidance:

As a result of COVID-19’s disruption to the U.S. economy and to many plan sponsors’ business operations, the IRS and DOL recently published…
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May ERISA Litigation Update:

Given the continuing wave of ERISA litigation, this article has become a mainstay of The Speed Reader. A sample of recent cases is…
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President Trump Signs COVID-19 Legislation:

On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) became law. The CARES Act provides widespread relief…
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IRS Extends Certain Deadlines for 403(b) Plans and Defined Benefit Plans:

As a result of COVID-19, on March 27 the IRS made two important announcements for certain retirement plan sponsors. First, the IRS extended…
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