Posts from the ‘Legislation & Regulation’ category

Third Defined Benefit “Relief” Law Less Charming to Plan Sponsors



With the third major pension funding relief law passed in just over three years, defined benefit (DB) plans seemingly occupy a charmed position on the legislative docket. Plan sponsors investigating the details of the latest relief bill, however, may find it somewhat less charming than its…

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Odd Law Aims to Smooth Highways and Pension Funding



There are a lot of questions surrounding the recently passed Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 (HATFA). The first may be how to pronounce it. Is it a short “a” like “hat”? As in, “You’ll need a HATFA outside, it’s cold!!” Or is it a long “a” like “hate”? As in,…

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