Podcast 63: DOL Proposes New Electronic Disclosure Safe Harbor

In a welcome turn of events, the DOL has proposed a new rule that would allow for electronic disclosure of many retirement plan documents. Beth Allen and Carol Wood discuss the proposed rule — beginning with how the DOL got to this point, explaining the details of the rule, and highlighting the rule’s limited application. Ultimately, the discussion will give retirement plan sponsors a better idea of how they may be able to distribute documents, should this rule be adopted.

Every other week, NFP's legal experts make the subject of compliance personal for a wide audience. By breaking down the daunting details of emerging policies and bridging the gap between legislation and what it means for the listener, Chase Cannon and Suzanne Spradley make compliance issues relatable and relevant. Visit our Soundcloud page every two weeks for the most up-to-date episode.

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