June 20, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - How can the retirement plan industry and small business community work together to help workers achieve a secure retirement?
April 16, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Credit unions providing a 401(k) program to 100 employees or more can save money and streamline their administrative tasks by joining a new multiple employer plan (MEP) administered by CUNA Mutual Group.
March 17, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Small plans must be given more latitude to mimic their larger counterparts if the nation is to adequately fund its retirement needs, says Kristi Mitchem, of State Street Global Advisors.
February 18, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – A registered investment adviser (RIA) firm has signed on to provide 3(38) investment manager services for a multiple employer plan (MEP) offering.
January 28, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) is requesting clarification and transitional relief for filing of Forms 5500 and 8955-SSA by multiple employer plans (MEPs).
November 9, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – A federal court ruled a private equity firm is not liable for the pension debt of one of the companies in which it invested.
October 12, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Hostess Brands Inc. proposed withholding contributions to its company defined benefit (DB) and multiemployer pension plans (MEPPs) for two years, according to its filing with a bankruptcy court.
October 4, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Because multiple employer plans (MEPs) have been touted as a solution to expanding retirement plan coverage for Americans, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) explored this option.
August 22, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Pension Protection Act (PPA) does not bar an employer from withdrawing from a multi-employer pension plan that is in critical status, a court has ruled.
August 13, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - U.S. corporate multiemployer pension plan (MEPP) obligations represent a drain on cash flow, particularly for the U.S. supermarket sector, according to a Fitch Ratings report.
June 8, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – What regulatory changes are in store for retirement plans?
June 4, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – American Pension Services, provider of The Platinum 401k, believes open multiple employer plans (MEP) will still grow as a trend despite a recent advisory opinion from the Department of Labor (DOL).
May 30, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – In an advisory opinion, the Department of Labor (DOL) addressed the question of whether a multiple employer plan (MEP) open to unrelated employers constitutes a single employee pension benefit plan.
May 29, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Multiple Employer Plans (MEPs) bring expert fiduciary governance and economies of scale to retirement plan sponsors of all types and sizes.