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June 18, 2012
Practitioners encouraged the Department of Labor June 14 to
adopt a safe harbor standard that offers liability protection to plan
fiduciaries with respect to beneficiary determinations. Witnesses...
June 15, 2012
Witnesses urged the Department of Labor June 13 to
facilitate the use of annuities as lifetime income options at an ERISA Advisory
Council meeting on examining income replacement for retirees...
June 14, 2012
Witnesses pushed for defined contribution plans to
incorporate qualified disability benefits June 12 at an ERISA Advisory Council
meeting on the interaction between disability and security in...
Initiative Gathers Section 409A Data For Compliance Check, IRS Official Says
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Dudenhoeffer Ruling Benefits Both Sides, Attorneys Who Argued Case Agree
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