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European Commission Requests The EIOPA Advise On PEPP Regulation Delegated Acts
On August 5, the Council of the EU published a cover note, which attaches a call for advice from the European Commission to the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (dated July 31) ...
European Union
14 Aug 2019
Newly Launched MAPS Consults On National Strategy For Money And Pensions
On April 8, the Money and Pensions Service (MAPS) published a press release announcing its official launch, and a listening document on a national strategy for money and pensions and MAPS' three-year corporate plan.
United States
1 May 2019
EIOPA Publishes Framework For Identifying Conduct Risks
On February 20, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority ("EIOPA") published a framework for assessing conduct risk through the lifecycle of an insurance product.
United States
6 Mar 2019
Council Of EU Agrees Position On Proposed PEPP Regulation
On February 13, the Council of the EU published a press release which announced that its Permanent Representative Committee (COREPER) had agreed its position relating to the proposed Regulation on a pan-European personal pension product ("PEPP").
United States
27 Feb 2019
EIOPA Publishes Results Of Peer Review Under Solvency II
On January 25, the EIOPA published the results of its peer review that examined how NCAs evaluated the propriety of AMSB members and qualifying shareholders between January 2016 and May 2017.
United States
1 Feb 2019
Checklist For Strengthening Your Defenses To 401k Plan Class Actions
The last ten years have seen a proliferation of high-profile class actions alleging breach of ERISA fiduciary duties of prudence and loyalty against plan fiduciaries.
United States
10 Aug 2017
EIOPA Publishes Guidance On Authorization And Supervision In Light Of Brexit
On May 25, 2017, it was reported on Reuters that the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority ("EIOPA") is to publish guidance directed to national regulators...
European Union
15 Jun 2017
IRS Allows 401k Plan Safe Harbor And ADP/ACP Corrective Contributions To Be Funded From Forfeitures
The IRS just issued a proposed regulation that allows safe harbor contributions to a 401(k) plan, or employer contributions used to correct a failed ADP or ACP test, to be funded from forfeitures.
United States
9 Mar 2017
Council Of EU Approves Commission Delegated Regulation To Extend PSA Transition Periods Under EMIR
On February 23, 2017, the European Parliament updated its procedure file on the proposed Commission Delegated Regulation amending European Market Infrastructure Regulation ("EMIR")...
European Union
8 Mar 2017
California Employers With Qualified Plans Not Subject To New Secure Choice Program
On September 29, 2016, California Governor Brown approved significant amendments to the 2012 California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Trust Act ("Secure Choice").
United States
25 Oct 2016
FINRA Issues Largest Fine Regarding Variable Annuities Contracts
On May 3, 2016, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority announced that MetLife Securities, Inc. agreed to pay $25 million to settle allegations that the company misled its customers in tens of thousands of variable annuity...
United States
17 May 2016
More DB DC Plan Design Flexibility In Maximizing Benefits For Highly Compensated Employees
If your company offers both an active pension plan and a 401(k) or profit sharing plan and performs the general test to satisfy the nondiscrimination rules, this Alert is for you.
United States
6 May 2016
EIOPA Publishes Consultation Paper On The Development Of An EU Single Market For Person Pension Products
On February 1, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority ("EIOPA") published a consultation paper on its advice on the development of an EU Single Market for personal pension products ("PPP").
European Union
11 Feb 2016
Il Decreto Sul Credito D'imposta Per Enti E Fondi Previdenziali
La presente newsletter analizza il Decreto del Ministro dell'Economia e delle Finanze 19 giugno 2015
13 Oct 2015
IRS Flip Flops DeRisking Pension Plan Options
The volatility and unpredictability of an employer's obligations under a defined benefit pension plan can have a significant impact on its bottom line.
United States
17 Jul 2015
Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme - The Treatment Of Pensions Claims In A UK Insolvency Process
Defined benefit schemes are a type of occupational pension scheme set up by employers for the benefit of their employees.
4 Feb 2015
EIOPA Updates Risk Dashboard
On December 18, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority published an updated version of its risk dashboard, together with a background note.
United States
16 Jan 2015
Donít Forget The Veterans: Unique Provisions, High Stakes, And Liberal Judicial Interpretation Make USERRA Compliance A Battle
Because of the way the statute is drafted and how courts have interpreted it, employers of current members of the Armed Forces and veterans can sometimes find themselves with unexpected legal exposure.
United States
7 Jan 2015
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