Focus on . . . The Department of Labor Regulations on Summary Plan Descriptions and Claims Procedures
David A. Pratt
Albany Law School
Journal of Pension Benefits, Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 15, Autumn 2002
New Department of Labor (DOL) regulations will require many ERISA plans to make substantial changes to their Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs) and claims procedures. This article reviews those regulations, with emphasis on the applicability to retirement plans.
Keywords: Department of Labor, ERISA, Summary Plan Descriptions, retirement plans
Date posted: July 31, 2009