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Official Source Documents

December 2, 2010 — Kohl Letter Requesting 401(k) Plan Information

November 29, 2010 — Kohl Letter Requesting 401(k) Plan Information

December 2, 2009 — Tax Technical Corrections Act

November 19, 2009 — Retirement Fairness Act (H.R. 4126)

November 17, 2009 — Doggett "Dear Colleague" Letter Regarding Retirement Fairness Act (H.R. 4126)

November 5, 2009 — GAO Report: Additional Changes Could Improve Employee Benefit Plan Financial Reporting

October 27, 2009 — Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (H.R. 3933)

August 25, 2009 — GAO Report: PRIVATE PENSIONS: Alternative Approaches Could Address Retirement Risks Faced by Workers but Pose Trade-offs

August 10, 2009 — IRS Notice 2009-62: FBAR Filing Requirements

June 8, 2009 — Official Summary of Retirement Security Needs Lifetime Pay Act (H.R. 2748) (Pomeroy)

June 8, 2009 — Retirement Security Needs Lifetime Pay Act (H.R. 2748) (Pomeroy)

May 22, 2009 — DOL/SEC Announcement of Hearing on Target Date Funds

September 10, 2008 — Congressional Letter to GAO Regarding Hedge Fund Report

August 30, 2008 — GAO Report, Defined Benefit Plans: Guidance Needed to Better Inform Plans of the Challenges and Risks of Investing in Hedge Funds and Private Equity

May 14, 2008 — Official Summary of Energy and Tax Extenders Act (H.R. 6049)

April 30, 2008 — Official Summary of Incentives for Older Workers Act

April 29, 2008 — Incentives for Older Workers Act (H.R. 2933) (Smith/Kohl)

February 25, 2008 — GAO Report on Hedge Funds (Includes Appendix II on Pension Plan Investments)

December 19, 2007 — Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act (H.R. 2419) as passed by the Senate

December 12, 2007 — Defenders of Freedom Tax Relief Act (H.R. 3997), as passed by Senate

October 30, 2007 — Official Summary of the Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax (HEART) Act of 2007 (H.R. 3997)

October 30, 2007 — The Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax (HEART) Act of 2007 (H.R. 3997)

September 26, 2007 — Section-by-Section Summary of the Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act (H.R. 3652)

September 25, 2007 — Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act (H.R. 3652)

September 25, 2007 — Introductory Statement and Text of the Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act (S. 2092)

July 18, 2007 — H.R. 3056, Legislation Revising Tax Rules on Expatriation

June 14, 2007 — Defenders of Freedom Tax Relief Act (Baucus/Grassley) as Contained in Congressional Record

June 13, 2007 — Pension Security Act (Castle/Mahoney)

June 12, 2007 — Official Summary of the Defenders of Freedom Tax Relief Act (Baucus/Grassley)

September 29, 2006 — Senate Tax Technical Corrections Act (S. 4026)

July 7, 2006 — Foreign Housing Bill Legislative History

July 7, 2006 — Foreign Housing Bill Statutory Language

June 13, 2006 — Working American Competitiveness Act (S. 3496)

May 29, 2006 — The Heroes Earned Retirement Opportunities Act (H.R. 1499), as Enacted

Official Source Documents

December 30, 2010 — IRS Notice 2011-6 Implementation of Rules Governing Tax Return Preparers

December 16, 2010 — IRS Revenue Ruling 2011-01: Exemption From Tax on Corporations, Certain Trusts, Etc. (Puerto Rico Plan Issue)

December 8, 2010 — IRS Revenue Procedure 2010-52

November 30, 2010 — Treasury/OFR Statement of Policy on LEI for Financial Contracts

November 16, 2010 — Employee Contributions Initiative Contributory Plans Criminal Project Fact Sheet

November 16, 2010 — Employee Contributions Initiative Ten Warning Signs That Your 401(k) Contributions Are Being Misused

November 16, 2010 — Employee Contributions Initiative Retirement Security Initiatives Fact Sheet

November 9, 2010 — IRS Revenue Ruling 2010-27: Addressing Qualifying "Unforeseeable Emergencies"

November 8, 2010 — SEC Request for Comment on Money Market Funds

October 21, 2010 — Transcript of 401(k) Employer Plan Phone Forum Regarding Compliance Questionnaire

October 20, 2010 — PBGC Extension of Comment Period for Proposed Regulations on Partial Terminations (ERISA Section 4062(e))

October 18, 2010 — PBGC Section 4062(e) Event Form and Instructions

August 10, 2010 — PBGC Proposed Regulations on Partial Terminations (ERISA Section 4062(e))

July 21, 2010 — DOL Letter to Council Denying Request for Form 5500 Filing Extension

June 21, 2010 — IRS Notice 2010-48: Notice Providing Disaster Relief to Sponsors of Pre-Approved Defined Contribution Plans

May 13, 2010 — DOL Revised Fact Sheet on EFAST2 Program

April 26, 2010 — DOL Spring 2010 Regulatory Agenda

February 26, 2010 — DOL Fact Sheet: Making Multiemployer Pension Plan Information Available on Request

February 26, 2010 — DOL Final Regulations: Making Multiemployer Pension Plan Information Available on Request

February 1, 2010 — DOL-EBSA/Treasury-IRS Request for Information Regarding Lifetime Income Options for Participants and Beneficiaries in Retirement Plans

January 20, 2010 — IRS Notice 2010-15: Miscellaneous HEART Act Changes

January 13, 2010 — DOL Final Regulations on Definition of Plan Assets

December 11, 2009 — IRS Notice 2009-98: 2009 Cumulative List of Changes in Plan Qualification Requirements

December 11, 2009 — IRS Notice 2009-97: Extension of Deadline to Adopt Certain Retirement Plan Amendments

December 11, 2009 — IRS Notice 2009-92: Guidance on Executive Compensation Requirements under TARP and 409A

December 10, 2009 — IRS Announcement 2009-89: Remedial Amendment Period and Reliance for Section 403(b) Plans

December 4, 2009 — PBGC Draft Information Requirements for Reportable Events and Form 200: Form 10

December 4, 2009 — PBGC Draft Information Requirements for Reportable Events and Form 200: Form 200

December 4, 2009 — PBGC Draft Information Requirements for Reportable Events and Form 200: Form 10 Advance

December 1, 2009 — PBGC Notice on Flat-Rate Premiums

December 1, 2009 — PBGC Final Regulations on Expected Retirement Age for 2010

December 1, 2009 — PBGC Final Regulations on Maximum Guaranteeable Benefit

November 25, 2009 — IRS Notice 2009-94: 2010 Limitations

November 24, 2009 — Final Regulations: Notice Requirements for Certain Pension Plan Amendments Significantly Reducing the Rate of Future Benefit Accrual

November 3, 2009 — IRS Notice 2009-82: Guidance on 2009 Required Minimum Distributions

October 15, 2009 — IRS News Release 2009-94: IRS Announces Pension Plan Limitations for 2010

October 15, 2009 — Social Security Administration Notice and Fact Sheet on Cost of Living Adjustments

September 24, 2009 — IRS Notice 2009-82: Guidance on 2009 Required Minimum Distributions

September 9, 2009 — IRS Revenue Procedure 2009-43: Revocation of Elections by Multiemployer Defined Benefit Pension Plans to Freeze Funded Status under Section 204 of WRERA

September 9, 2009 — DOL Field Assistance Bulletin 2009-03: ERISA 404(c) Requirement

September 9, 2009 — IRS Notice 2009-75: Rollovers from Employer Plans to Roth IRAs

September 7, 2009 — IRS Revenue Ruling 2009-30, Automatic Enrollment Escalator Guidance

September 7, 2009 — IRS Notice 2009-67, SIMPLE IRA Amendment for Automatic Contribution Arrangements

September 7, 2009 — IRS Notice 2009-68, Eligible Rollover Distribution Safe Harbors

September 7, 2009 — IRS Revenue Ruling 2009-31, Guidance on Annual Contributions of an Unused Paid Time Off

September 7, 2009 — IRS Revenue Ruling 2009-32, Guidance on Tax Qualified Retirement Plan Amendment Permitting Contributions for an Employee?s Unused Paid Time Off at Termination

September 7, 2009 — IRS Notice 2009-66, Guidance on SIMPLE IRA Automatic Enrollment

September 7, 2009 — IRS Notice 2009-65, Sample Amendments for Automatic Enrollment

September 4, 2009 — DOL Proposed Regulations on Civil Penalties for Multiemployer Pension Plan Sponsors

August 18, 2009 — IRS Employee Benefit Plans Newsletter, Summer 2009

August 12, 2009 — IRS Notice 2009-71: Special Rules Governing Eligible Combined Plans

July 20, 2009 — DOL Field Assistance Bulletin 2009-2: Form 5500 Relief from Accounting for Most Pre-2009 403(b) Annuity Contracts and Custodial Accounts

July 8, 2009 — SEC Proposed Regulations on Money Market Fund Reform

June 10, 2009 — IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt And Government Entities (Act) Report: International Pension Issues in a Global Economy: A Survey and Assessment of IRS` Role in Breaking Down the Barriers

May 14, 2009 — IRS Notice 1036p: Additional Withholding for Pensions for 2009

April 30, 2009 — IRS Notice 2009-42: Extension of Date for Multiemployer Plans to Elect Relief under Sections 204 and 205 of WRERA

April 14, 2009 — IRS Announcement 2009-34: Request for Comments on Revenue Procedure for ? 403(b) Prototype Plans

January 5, 2009 — Treasury Department Temporary Regulations on Application of Section 482 to Cost Sharing Arrangements

January 2, 2009 — DOL Final Regulations on Civil Penalties under ERISA Section 502(c)(4)

December 30, 2008 — PBGC Final Regulations on Methods for Computing Withdrawal Liability, Reallocation Liability Upon Mass Withdrawal

December 18, 2008 — IRS Revenue Ruling 2009-02: Permitted Disparity in Employer-Provided Contributions or Benefits

December 11, 2008 — IRS Notice 2009-3: Relief From Immediate Compliance With 2009 Section 403(b) Written Plan Requirement

December 1, 2008 — PBGC Final Rule on Benefits Payable in Terminated Single-Employer Plans

December 1, 2008 — PBGC Notice on Flat Premium Rates

December 1, 2008 — PBGC Final Rule on Allocation of Assets in Single-Employer Plans; Valuation of Benefits and Assets; Expected Retirement Age

November 25, 2008 — EBSA Field Assistance Bulletin 2008-04: Guidance Regarding ERISA Fidelity Bonding Requirements

October 8, 2008 — IRS Proposed Regulations: Notice to Participants of Consequences of Failing to Defer Receipt of Qualified Retirement Plan Distributions; Expansion of Applicable Election Period and Period for Notices

October 6, 2008 — DOL/EBSA Final Regulations on Distributions from Terminated Plans

October 6, 2008 — DOL/EBSA Amendment to Prohibited Transaction Exemption 2006-06

October 6, 2008 — DOL/EBSA Final Regulations on Selection of Annuity Providers

October 6, 2008 — DOL/EBSA Statutory Exemption for Securities Cross-Trading

October 6, 2008 — DOL/EBSA Amendment to Interpretive Bulletin 95-1: Selection of Annuity Providers

September 30, 2008 — IRS Notice 2008-85: Updated Static Mortality Tables for Years 2009 Through 2013

September 30, 2008 — IRS Revenue Procedure 2008-62: Use of DB Plan-Specific Substitute Mortality Tables

September 5, 2008 — IRS Private Letter Ruling 2008-36034 Regarding Transfers of Surplus Assets from a Terminated Defined Benefit Plan to a Qualified Replacement Plan

September 5, 2008 — IRS Private Letter Ruling 2008-36035 Regarding Transfers of Surplus Assets from a Terminated Defined Benefit Plan to a Qualified Replacement Plan

August 14, 2008 — IRS Revenue Procedure 2008-50: Revised Procedures for the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System

August 6, 2008 — IRS Revenue Ruling 2008-45: Transfer of Pension Plan Sponsorship

July 31, 2008 — IRS Final Regulations on Mortality Tables for Determining Present Value

July 28, 2008 — IRS Final Regulations Providing Guidance on Conversions of a Non-Roth IRA annuity to a Roth IRA

July 17, 2008 — IRS Proposed Regulations on Information Reporting Requirements Under Code Section 6039

July 14, 2008 — Additional DOL Guidance on Form 5500 Schedule C

July 9, 2008 — Treasury/IRS Proposed Regulations on Minimum Distribution Rules for Governmental Plans

June 10, 2008 — IRS Announcement 2008-56: Change in Reporting Section 404(k) Dividends

May 21, 2008 — Bolten memo regarding issuance of regulations at Administration end

March 21, 2008 — PBGC Final Regulations on Premium Rates and Payment of Premiums for 2008

March 20, 2008 — IRS Proposed Regulations on Notice Requirements for 204(h) plans

March 20, 2008 — PBGC Proposed Rule on Methods for Computing Withdrawal Liability and Reallocation Liability Upon Mass Withdrawal under PPA

March 14, 2008 — IRS Announcement 2008-23 regarding Issuance of Opinion and Advisory Letters and Opening of the EGTRRA Determination Letter Program for Pre-Approved Defined Contribution Plans

March 5, 2008 — Notice 2008-30: Miscellaneous Pension Protection Act Changes

March 5, 2008 — Notice 2008-29: Alternative Disability Mortality Tables Continued Reliance on Revenue Ruling 96-7

February 29, 2008 — EBSA proposed regulation amending plan assets definition with regard to participant contributions

December 28, 2007 — Revenue Ruling 2008-05 on Loss from Wash Sales of Stock or Securities in individual retirement arrangements

December 19, 2007 — IRS Notice 2008-08: Reporting Requirements

December 19, 2007 — DOL Proposed Regulations on Civil Penalties Under ERISA Section 502(c)(4)

December 19, 2007 — IRS Notice of Proposed Hearing on Benefit Restrictions

December 17, 2007 — PBGC Final Regulations on Premium Rates

December 10, 2007 — Regulatory Plans: Treasury

December 10, 2007 — Regulatory Semi-Annual Agendas: Treasury

December 10, 2007 — Regulatory Plans: DOL

December 10, 2007 — Regulatory Plans: PBGC

December 10, 2007 — Regulatory Semi-Annual Agendas: PBGC

December 10, 2007 — Regulatory Semi-Annual Agendas: DOL

December 7, 2007 — PBGC Proposed Regulations on Disclosure of Termination Information Upon Request by Affected Parties

December 7, 2007 — IRS Notice 2007-101: Guidance on Corporate Bond Weighted Average Interest Rate

November 29, 2007 — IRS Notice 2007-94: Cumulative List of Changes in Plan Qualification Requirements

November 27, 2007 — IRS Revenue Procedure 2007-71: Model Amendments for Section 403(b) Annuities

November 20, 2007 — IRS Revenue Ruling 2007-71, Providing Covered Compensation Tables for 2008

November 15, 2007 — DOL Revision of Form 5500 Annual Information Return/Reports Part One

November 15, 2007 — IRS Final Regulations on Payments Made by Reason of a Salary Reduction Agreement

November 15, 2007 — DOL Revision of Form 5500 Annual Information Return/Reports Part Two

November 15, 2007 — DOL Final Regulations on Form 5500 Revisions

November 6, 2007 — IRS Employee Plan News Flash: 204(h) Notices

November 6, 2007 — IRS Revenue Ruling 2007-67, Mortality Tables for Minimum Survivor Annuity Requirements

October 23, 2007 — IRS Notice 2007-89: Reporting and Wage Withholding Under Code Section 409A

October 10, 2007 — 2007 Instructions for Form 5500

October 10, 2007 — Sample 2007 Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan

September 19, 2007 — IRS Announcement 2007-90 Regarding Determination Letter Applications for Certain Defined Contribution Plans

September 14, 2007 — DOL Proposed Regulations on Multi-Employer Pension Plan Information Made Available on Request

September 13, 2007 — DOL Proposed Regulations on Selection of Annuity Providers for Individual Account Plans

September 13, 2007 — Treasury Response to Congress Regarding Combined Plan Limit and PPA Excise Tax To McCrery

September 13, 2007 — DOL Amendment to Internal Revenue Bulletin 95-1 regarding Selection of Annuity Providers for Defined Benefit Plans

September 13, 2007 — Treasury Response to Congress Regarding Combined Plan Limit and PPA Excise Tax: To Grassley

September 11, 2007 — Congress Letter to Treasury Regarding Combined Plan Limit Interpretation

August 10, 2007 — DOL Proposed Regulations on Civil Penalties for Diversification/Blackout Notice Violations

August 10, 2007 — DOL Final Regulations on Civil Penalties for Diversification/Blackout Notice Violations

August 10, 2007 — IRS Notice 2007-69: Relief Related to Plan Amendment of Definition of Normal Retirement Age

July 25, 2007 — DOL EBSA Field Assistance Bulletin 2007-02 Clarifying Final 403(b) Regulations

July 23, 2007 — IRS Notice 2007-62 regarding Section 457 plan definitions and anticipated guidance of similar rules to final 409A regulations

July 23, 2007 — IRS Final 403(b) Regulations Section 1

July 23, 2007 — IRS Final 403(b) Regulations Section 3

July 23, 2007 — IRS Final 403(b) Regulations Section 2

July 12, 2007 — Testimony of Robert Doyle, DOL Director of Regulations and Interpretations, Before ERISA Advisory Council Working Group on Participant Benefit Statements

July 3, 2007 — IRS Revenue Procedure 2007-49 Regarding the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System

June 26, 2007 — IRS Revenue Ruling 2007-43 Regarding Partial Terminations

June 13, 2007 — IRS Revenue Procedure 2007-44 on Staggered Remedial Amendment Periods

June 5, 2007 — IRS Notice 2007-49: Guidance Identifying Covered Employees for Executive Compensation

May 31, 2007 — IRS Revenue Procedure 2007-37 Describing Process for Rulings on Acceptable Substitute Mortality Tables

April 4, 2007 — Treasury/IRS Regulations on Section 415: Limitations on Benefits and Contributions Under Qualified Plans

March 6, 2007 — DOL Regulations Regarding PPA QDRO Provision

February 15, 2007 — Proposed Amendment to Prohibited Transaction Exemption 2006-6 for Termination of Abandoned Individual Account Plans

February 15, 2007 — Distribution Safe Harbor for Termination of Abandoned Individual Account Plans

February 13, 2007 — IRS Employee Plans News: Clarifying Notice 2007-7 Regarding Nonspouse Rollovers

February 5, 2007 — Excerpt of President`s 2008 Budget for the Department of Labor

February 1, 2007 — Final Mortality Table Regulations

January 10, 2007 — Treasury/IRS Guidance on New Distribution Provisions of PPA

December 14, 2006 — IRS Notice 2007-03, 2006 Cumulative List of Changes for Plan Qualification Requirements

December 14, 2006 — PBGC Final Regulations on Mortality Assumptions

December 11, 2006 — Proposed Revisions to Form 5500

August 21, 2006 — IRS Notice 2006-75 Regarding Weighted Average Interest Rate Update

August 9, 2006 — Final Treasury/IRS Regulations on Section 411(d)(6)

July 21, 2006 — DOL/EBSA Proposed Rules on Annual Reporting and Disclosure

July 21, 2006 — DOL/EBSA Final Rules on Annual Reports, Electronic Filing Requirements

April 24, 2006 — IRS Notice 2006-44 Sample Amendment for Roth Elective Deferrals

April 21, 2006 — Class Exemption with Related Prohibited Transaction Relief

April 21, 2006 — DOL Final Regulations for Termination of Abandoned Individual Account Plans

April 20, 2006 — DOL FAB 2006-1 Addressing Duties of Service Providers and Plan Fiduciaries with Mutual Fund Settlement Proceeds

April 19, 2006 — DOL Update of Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program

Council Materials

November 11, 2010 — Group Letter to PBGC Regarding Proposed Regulations on Partial Terminations (ERISA Section 4062(e))

October 12, 2010 — Council Comment Letter on PBGC Proposed Regulations on Partial Terminations (ERISA Section 4062(e))

October 1, 2010 — Council/NCCMP Letter to Treasury/IRS Regarding Partial Annuitization

September 20, 2010 — Summary of DOL/Treasury Hearing on Lifetime Income Options (Courtesy of Davis & Harman LLP)

September 14, 2010 — Testimony of Janet Boyd on Behalf of the American Benefits Council Before DOL Hearing on Lifetime Income Options

July 30, 2010 — Council Recommendations to IRS for 2010-2011 Guidance Priority List

July 13, 2010 — Council Comments to DOL/IRS on Form 5500 Filing Deadline Extension

June 22, 2010 — Council Comment Letter to SEC Regarding Large Trader Reporting System

April 9, 2010 — Council Letter to IRS Regarding Enhancements to EPCRS

October 15, 2009 — Council/ACLI Comments to IRS on Special Rules Governing Eligible Combined (DB(k)) Plans

September 8, 2009 — Council Letter to Treasury Regarding Plan Contribution Limits

September 8, 2009 — Council Comments to SEC Regarding Money Market Fund Reform

July 23, 2009 — Testimony of Jan Jacobson before the ERISA Advisory Council Working Group on Promoting Retirement Literacy and Security by Streamlining Disclosures to Participants and Beneficiaries

July 21, 2009 — Testimony of James Delaplane before the ERISA Advisory Council Working Group on Approaches to Retirement Security in the U.S.

June 1, 2009 — Council Comment Letter to IRS Regarding Revenue Procedure for 403(b) Prototype Plans

January 7, 2009 — Council Comment Letter on Notice of Right to Defer Receipt of Distribution

September 12, 2008 — Council Letter to DOL Requesting Additional Guidance on Form 5500

September 4, 2008 — Council Letter to Treasury Requesting Guidance on HEART Act Provisions

July 11, 2008 — Council Comments to Treasury/IRS on Proposed Minimum Required Funding Regulations

June 19, 2008 — Council Comment Letter to IRS on Proposed 204(h) Notice Regulations

June 17, 2008 — Council Comment Letter to IRS Regarding Multiemployer Plan Funding Guidance

February 15, 2008 — Council Comment Letter on DOL Proposed Regulations for Civil Penalties Under ERISA Section 502(c)(4)

December 3, 2007 — Council Comment Letter to IRS on Benefit Restrictions

November 28, 2007 — Council comment letter regarding IRS Notice 2007-69, proposed regulations defining normal retirement age under qualified plans

November 13, 2007 — Council comment letter on DOL proposed regulations on Selection of Annuity Providers for Individual Account Plans

September 18, 2007 — Testimony of Kyle Brown (Watson Wyatt Worldwide) on Behalf of the American Benefits Council Before the ERISA Advisory Council Working Group on Benefits Statements

July 27, 2007 — Summary of Final 403(b) Regulations (Courtesy of the Benefits Group of Davis & Harman)

July 12, 2007 — Testimony of Doug Kant on Behalf of the American Benefits Council Before the ERISA Advisory Council Working Group on Benefits Statements

May 7, 2007 — Council comments on DOL interim final QDRO rule

April 16, 2007 — Council/HRPA Comment Letter on IRS Notice 2007-8, Regarding PPA Age 62 Distribution Provision

April 4, 2007 — Council Summary of Treasury/IRS Regulations on Section 415

January 30, 2007 — Council Comment Letter to Treasury Regarding Rollovers to Roth IRAs

January 10, 2007 — Council Comment on Proposed Revisions of Form 5500

September 19, 2006 — Council comment letter on proposed revision of Form 5500

August 11, 2006 — Council Testimony before ERISA Advisory Council on Plan Assets

August 9, 2006 — Council Testimony before ERISA Advisory Council Meeting on 404(c) Regulations

July 25, 2006 — Miller & Chevalier`s Employee Benefits Alert, IRS Releases Final Regulations on Flat-Rate Withholding on Supplemental Wages

May 31, 2006 — Council Comment Letter to FASB Regarding Proposed Statement of Financial Accounting Standards

April 10, 2006 — Council Comments to SEC on Proposed Amendments to Redemption Fee Rule

September 7, 2011 — Obama jobs, growth proposal may have implications for employer-sponsored health and retirement benefit plans
August 24, 2011 — Council commends departments on efforts to streamline regulatory review as overall regulatory burden on employers has grown
June 14, 2011 — Council testifies: Plan sponsors need predictability and clarity from agencies, support from Congress in the deficit debate
September 14, 2010 — Council testimony: employer retirement plan sponsors play critical role in providing lifetime income security
October 7, 2008 — Council: employer-sponsored retirement system designed to weather economic challenges
September 18, 2007 — Council addresses DOL panel, applauds continued 'good faith standard' regarding benefits statements
July 12, 2007 — Council urges additional DOL guidance for pension plan providers complying with benefits statement rules
November 7, 2006 — Congressional election outcomes could have major effect on employee benefits
September 29, 2006 — FASB releases pension and retiree health accounting statement; Council experts available to comment
August 9, 2006 — Council testifies before DOL ERISA Advisory Council
January 31, 2006 — Council staff available to comment on State of the Union health and retirement proposals