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March 2020 ERISA Litigation Update:

For the second month in a row, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of…

February 2020 ERISA Litigation Update

Since last month’s edition of The Speed Reader, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department…

The SECURE Act Becomes Law: 

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed into law the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement…

2020 Retirement Plan Limits Announced:

On November 6, 2019, via Notice 2019-59, the IRS announced the effect of cost-of-living adjustments on…

Year-End Reminders for Qualified Defined Contribution Plans:

As the end of 2019 quickly approaches, retirement plan sponsors should promptly consider several important potential…

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…

IRS Publishes Final Regulations Regarding Hardship Distributions:

On September 23, 2019, the IRS published final regulations governing financial hardship distributions from 401(k) plans…

DOL Issues Final Regulations Affecting Overtime Payment Requirements:

On September 27, 2019, the DOL published final regulations that increase the salary thresholds used to…

IRS Publishes Guidance Regarding Un-Cashed Distribution Checks:

On August 14, 2019, the IRS published Revenue Ruling 2019-19 (the “Ruling”). Under the Ruling’s hypothetical…

October ERISA Litigation Update:

Given the continuing wave of ERISA litigation, this article has become a mainstay of The Speed…