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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…

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…

October Upcoming Speaking Engagement

On October 2, 2019, I will present at the 2019 COSHRM State Conference in Keystone, Colorado.…

Department of Labor Publishes Guidance Addressing Multiple Employer Plans:

Since last month’s edition of The Speed Reader, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published two…