DOL Announces Fiduciary Responsibilities Seminars

The Employee Benefits Security Administration announced locations, dates and registration information for a series of fiduciary responsibility seminars.

The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) is hosting five fiduciary responsibility seminars from May through July, in locations across the country.

The “Getting It Right – Know Your Fiduciary Responsibilities” seminar series aims to increase awareness and understanding about basic fiduciary responsibilities when operating a retirement plan. Specifically, discussion topics will include:

  • Understanding your plan and your responsibilities;
  • Carefully selecting and monitoring service providers;
  • Making contributions on time;
  • Avoiding prohibited transactions; and
  • Making appropriate disclosures to plan participants and filing annual reports to the government on time.

The list of seminars, including locations, dates and links to register are as follows: