The Department of Labor (DOL) has recently released new FINAL rules regarding the ERISA 408(b)(2). These disclosure rules become effective April 1, 2012.

Service and fee disclosure regulations – ERISA Section 408(b)(2) applies to retirement plan service providers effective April 1, 2012.

New 408(b)(2) Service Provider Disclosures:

  • A description of the services provided
  • Whether services provided are in fiduciary capacity
  • Description and amount ($ value or formula) of all direct and indirect compensation received from plan
  • Description of compensation among related parties
  • Description of termination fees
  • Transaction fees, operating expenses and other fees of designated investment alternatives
  • Any changes must be disclosed within 60 days

For more information about your pension plan disclosure requirements call LSL CPAs at 714.569.1000.

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