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DWC News Update | eDisclosures: A Deep Dive into Electronic Addresses and Internet Websites

DWC 06/8/20
Although the Department of Labor’s new ruling on electronic disclosures doesn’t officially go live until the end of next month, it is already breathing new life into some fairly antiquated-sounding terms. In this episode of eDisclosures, we will dive into exactly what constitutes an acceptable e-address and internet website.
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Happy MEP-morial Day From The DOL

Adam C. Pozek 05/29/12
Back in March, Assistant Secretary of Labor Phyllis Borzi testified before a Senate committee, expressing concern about whether open MEPs can be treated as single plans under ERISA since there is no commonality among adopters.  A recording of her testimony is here, with the MEP comments beginning around the 36th and 43rd minutes.  Some ...
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Are You Kidding? The Fall Will Probably Kill You!

Adam C. Pozek 03/25/11
My good friend and benefits attorney Ilene Ferenczy sends out an e-newsletter from time-to-time.  The Ferenczy Flash always includes timely, practical information for plan sponsors and service providers.  The edition she sent earlier this week highlights a very important point that often gets lost in the 401(k) shuffle - while all of the fiduciary ...
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Reasonableness Requirement Is Not New

Adam C. Pozek 02/24/11
An article appeared yesterday on CFO.com entitled “New 401(k) Obligations Heaped on CFOs” and it carried a tagline stating “New disclosure rules abound, but pay close attention or you could be sued by plan participants.”
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In Search of the Elusive Non-ERISA 403(b)

Adam C. Pozek 02/21/10
Crikey!  We’ve just discovered the rare non-ERISA 403(b) plan meandering along, oblivious to such details as filing Form 5500 or worrying about fiduciary responsibility.  Wait…could it be this harmless creature only offers investments from a single vendor?  Danger! Danger! Danger!
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