Compliance

Compliance |

TRACE Debut Pushed Back Six Months

December 13, 2001(PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) told policymakers that the introduction of TRACE, the corporate bond pricing system, has been delayed for six months...
Compliance |

IRS Puts Out COLA Update

November 1, 2002 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Internal Revenue Service has published an update on the 2003 cost-of-living adjustments for a variety of fringe benefits
Compliance |

IRS Proposes Stock Option Regulations

November 13, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Employers will not be required to withhold income tax from employees who sell company stock before the expiration of a holding period, according...
Compliance |

Judge Awards Meat Choppers $3.1 Million

November 13, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A federal judge sided with 815 current and former production-line employees of IBP in a class-action lawsuit, ordering that the meatpacking giant pay...
Compliance |

Tar Heels Embrace EGTRRA

November 1, 2002 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Another state has lined its tax provisions up with the pension provisions of last year's tax reform package.
Compliance |

Firing After Threat No Benefits Conspiracy

November 1, 2002 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - An appeals court has upheld an earlier decision that an accelerated termination following employee threats was no conspiracy to deny benefits, according to...
Compliance |

Stock Transfers Don't Mean Control Change

October 1, 2002 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Just because his parent company funneled stock to subsidiaries doesn't represent a change of corporate control and doesn't mean a former executive is...
Compliance |

CFTC: Operations Uninterrupted

September 13, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Officials of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, who occupied the 37th floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center, are vowing...
Compliance |

PWBA Offers Timely Help on Late Contributions

August 1, 2002 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Department of Labor's Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration (PWBA) has published some additional guidance on how plan sponsors can right transactional errors...
Compliance |

Employer Must Cover Birth Control

June 13, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A federal judge has ruled that Seattle-based drugstore chain Bartell Drug must include contraceptives for women in its employee health insurance plan --...