Employee Benefits Security Administration February 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

175th Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-03282
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-18
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
Notice of Extension of Comment Period on Proposed Individual Exemption involving Credit Suisse AG (hereinafter, Credit Suisse AG)
Document Number: 2015-03014
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-18
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
Notice is hereby given that the Department of Labor (the Department) is extending the date by which comments may be submitted in connection with a proposed individual exemption published on November 18, 2014, at 79 FR 68712, involving ``qualified professional asset managers'' that are affiliated with, or related to, Credit Suisse AG. Comments on the proposed exemption may now be submitted to the Department on or before March 2, 2015.
Annual Funding Notice for Defined Benefit Plans
Document Number: 2015-01884
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-02-02
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
This document contains a final rule implementing the annual funding notice requirement of section 101(f) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA). The final rule requires the administrators of defined benefit plans (single-employer and multiemployer) to furnish an annual funding notice to participants, beneficiaries, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, and certain other persons. The rule enhances retirement security and increases pension plan transparency by ensuring that workers receive timely and accurate notification annually of the funded status of their defined benefit pension plans. This document also contains necessary conforming amendments to other regulations under ERISA, such as the summary annual report regulation.