The ERISA Outline Book - Current Developments
On this page we reference significant current developments, organized by chapter, that affect the 2018 Print Edition of the ERISA Outline Book (EOB). The Online Edition of the EOB is updated on a periodic basis. The last update went live in March 2018 and reflected developments through the end of February 2018.
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- Pre-Approved Plan definition, Part C
Procedures for second RAP cycle modified to permit cash balance plans that use actual return on total plan assets as the interest crediting rate; conforming language adopted for second cycle and third cycle procedures [Citation: Rev. Proc. 2018-21, 2018-14 I.R.B. (May 21, 2018) (advance release on March 16, 2018)]
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- Section XI, Part I.4.
Killer statute determined not to be preempted by ERISA; applicable to person found not guilty by reason of insanity [Citation: Laborers’ Pension Fund v. Miscevic, 880 F.3d 927 (7th Cir. 2018)]
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- Section V, Part F.2.c.2)
Proposed regulations would incorporate PPA 2006 changes to the phase-in rules for guaranteed benefits for majority owners [Citation: Prop. PBGC Reg. §§4001.2, 4022.24-4022.26, 4022.62-4022.63, 4041.2, 4043.2, 4044.10, 4044.14, 83 F.R. 9716 (March 27, 2018)]
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