PBGC Guidance

March Interest Rate Summary

Document Excerpt The purpose of this summary is to provide, in one place, a summary of current interest rates that relate to various calculations required under Title IV of ERISA. PBGC posts this summary each month, as soon as all of the new information is available. Rate‑specific webpages containing additional information about and historical data […]

Proposed Regulations on Computing Withdrawal Liability

Document Excerpt SUMMARY: The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation proposes to amend its regulations on Allocating Unfunded Vested Benefits to Withdrawing Employers and Notice, Collection, and Redetermination of Withdrawal Liability. The proposed amendments would implement statutory provisions affecting the determination of a withdrawing employer’s liability under a multiemployer plan and annual withdrawal liability payment amount when […]

PBGC Staffers Update Qs & As with Practitioners

Document Excerpt The PBGC has updated its online responses to frequently asked practitioner questions. Link https://www.pbgc.gov/prac/staff-responses-prac-questions?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Representative Neal Introduces Legislation To Shore Up Failing Multiemployer Plans

Document Excerpt House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal introduced legislation designed to shore up failing multiemployer pension plans. The legislation known as the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act would establish a new federal agency known as the Pension Rehabilitation Administration with the authority to issue bonds to provide financing to such plans. Linkhttps://waysandmeans.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/neal-introduces-bipartisan-legislation-address-multiemployer-pension

PBGC Updates Civil Penalties

In accordance with statutory authority, the PBGC announced updates to its maximum civil penalties. https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2018-12-28/pdf/2018-28177.pdf?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Final Rule On PBGC Asset Allocation Regulations

Document Excerpt SUMMARY: This rule amends the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s regulation on Allocation of Assets in Single-Employer Plans by substituting a new table for determining expected retirement ages for participants in pension plans undergoing distress or involuntary termination with valuation dates falling in 2019. This table is needed to compute the value of early […]

Proposed Changes to Request for Coverage Determinations

Document Excerpt The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) intends to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve, under the Paperwork Reduction Act, a collection of information necessary for PBGC to determine whether a plan is covered under title IV of the Employee Retirement Security Income Act of 1974. This notice informs the […]

PBGC Guarantee Limit for 2019

Document Excerpt Link https://www.pbgc.gov/news/press/releases/pr18-06

PBGC Regulatory Agenda Fall 2018

Document Excerpt Link https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/eAgendaMain?operation=OPERATION_GET_AGENCY_RULE_LIST&currentPubId=201810&showStage=active&agencyCd=1212&Image58.x=33&Image58.y=17

Amendment to Regulations on Reportable Events

Document Excerpt The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) is requesting that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) extend approval, under the Paperwork Reduction Act, of collections of information under PBGC’s regulation on Reportable Events and Certain Other Notification Requirements with modifications. This notice informs the public of PBGC’s request and solicits public comment on […]

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