Press Release Archive — 2012

Survey says: taxation of 401(k) contributions will lead to fewer plans, less retirement security
December 11, 2012

Media briefing conference call: release of survey results showing employer reaction to taxation of 401k plans
December 7, 2012

Council issues six-point plan for saving employee pensions
November 29, 2012

PBGC's deficit announcement a "non-event"
November 16, 2012

Verisight/McGladrey-American Benefits Institute Survey Finds Compensation, Retirement and Benefits Remain Stable as Uncertainty Prevails
November 13, 2012

Employer plan sponsors express concerns about new PBGC enforcement policy
November 2, 2012

Aon Hewitt, American Benefits Institute Survey Shows Multinational Companies Want Increased Control of Global Benefits Programs
October 10, 2012

Employer plans the 'heart' of modern pension system, play integral role in U.S. retirement policy, economy
September 20, 2012

Council testifies on IRS implementation of PPACA
September 11, 2012

Revised FAB 2012-02 alleviates most plan sponsor concerns
July 30, 2012

Compromise legislation a 'mixed bag' for pension plans
June 28, 2012

With constitutional challenge resolved, employers set sights on 2014 obligations
June 28, 2012

Council Holds Briefing on Priority Employer Concerns with Forthcoming U.S. Supreme Court PPACA Decision
June 19, 2012

Priority Employer Concerns: Forthcoming U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
June 15, 2012

Council urges Congress: enact pension funding stabilization as soon as possible
June 14, 2012

Council suggests improvements to proposed rules expanding access to longevity annuities
June 1, 2012

IRS proposed partial annuity rules 'encouraging,' but additional clarity still needed
June 1, 2012

The first rule of retirement tax policy: do no harm
April 17, 2012

DOL's 'good faith' compliance standard for SBC rules fails to relieve burden on employer plan sponsors
March 19, 2012

Council applauds Senate approval of critical pension funding measure as part of transportation bill
March 14, 2012

Council urges delay in health care 'summary of benefits and coverage' rules
February 27, 2012

Pension plan underfunding, PBGC 'deficit' artificially inflated by historically low interest rates
February 2, 2012

Council files amicus brief on 'severability' issue in U.S. Supreme Court health reform case
January 27, 2012

Council available to comment on State of the Union address
January 24, 2012

Council commends CFTC's revision of business conduct standards
January 11, 2012