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The Great Lakes Benefits Conference is a forum to discuss employee benefit issues with colleagues, government representatives and private sector experts. The program will focus on exchanging information and educating attendees about current regulatory, legislative, administrative and actuarial topics.View Post
Craig Hoffman, ASPPA’s General Counsel talks about a comments filed with the Department of Labor requesting a one-time transitional realignment period for providing the “second round” of participant notices required under ERISA Reg. §2550.404a-5.View Post
The following is a statement from Craig P. Hoffman, General Counsel and Director of Regulatory Affairs of ASPPA to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requesting clarification and transitional relief for filling of Forms 5500 and 8955-SSA for multiple employer plans obligated to report under both the ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code (IRC).View Post
ASPPA will host its 46th annual conference this October, where more than 1,500 retirement plan professionals engage with government officials and their colleagues on retirement issues including—fee disclosure, fiduciary status, electronic disclosure and tax reform.View Post
CHICAGO (June 21, 2012)— The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) held the 11th annual Great Lakes Benefits Conference at the Hotel Allegro in Chicago. The first session kicked off with an update on current retirement plan legislation and regulations.View Post
Since the Department of Labor issued the final fee disclosure regulation in February, many questions have been raised on the exact impact of the new rule. In particular, the meaning of the term “designated investment alternative” and whether asset allocation strategies should be classified as such.View Post
ASPPA General Counsel Craig Hoffman issues a statement from a comment letter filed with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employee Benefit Security Administration (EBSA) on the Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).View Post