Compliance

GASB Proposes Implementation Guide for Fiduciary Activities

The Board is asking for comments on the implementation guide for Statement No. 84, which provides guidance regarding what constitutes fiduciary activities for financial reporting purposes, the recognition of liabilities to beneficiaries, and how fiduciary activities should be reported.

Assessing Courts’ ERISA Decisions in 2018

Some 83,000 lawsuits have been filed under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) in federal district court since 2009, according to Lex Machina, a LexisNexis company; fewer than...

DOL Urged to Expand Association Retirement Plan Proposal

Many industry groups that submitted comments to the DOL argued that the plain language of Section 3(5) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) indicates non-related employers could participate in multiple employer plans (MEPs).