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February 2021 ERISA Litigation Update:

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

Department of Labor Releases Guidance Addressing Missing Participants:

On January 12, 2021, the Department of Labor (the “DOL”) published three pieces of guidance. All…

New Economic Stimulus Law Affects Retirement Plans:

On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “Act”).…

IRS Issues Guidance Addressing Safe Harbor Retirement Plans:

On December 9, 2020, the IRS issued Notice 2020-86 (the “Notice”). This new guidance expands on…

January 2021 ERISA Litigation Update:

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

Year-End Reminders for Defined Contribution Plans:

As the end of 2020 quickly approaches, retirement plan sponsors should promptly consider several important potential…

Department of Labor Announces Results of 2020 Employee Benefit Plan Investigations and Other Enforcement Measures:

On October 14, 2020, the Department of Labor (the “DOL”) published a Fact Sheet summarizing its…

2021 Retirement Plan Limits Announced:

On October 26, 2020, via Notice 2020-79, the IRS announced the effect of cost-of-living adjustments on…

New IRS Guidance Should Remind Employers to Retain Participants’ Current Address:

The IRS recently released Private Letter Ruling 202023007 (the “PLR”). The PLR applicant, who owned an…

October 2020 ERISA Litigation Update:

ERISA Litigation Update:  Given the continuing wave of ERISA litigation, this article has become a mainstay…