Focus on . . . DOL Issues Guidance on Providing Investment Information to Pension Plan Participants
Journal of Pension Benefits, Vol. 4, No. 1, p. 43, Autumn 1996
8 Pages Posted: 26 Sep 2009
Date Written: 1996
Employers that offer defined contribution plans are aware of the delicate balance between giving plan participants much-needed information about investing and offering them investment advice-the latter means additional fiduciary liability under ERISA for the employer. Now a Department of Labor draft interpretive bulletin helps employers negotiate this tricky area.
Keywords: Department of Labor, pension plans, investment, ERISA
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