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Participant Disclosures After FAB 2012-2: A Game Changer
Presentor: Stephen Forbes Recorded Date: 7/17/2012 Duration: 100 Min.


This program was recorded during a live presentation on July 17, 2012, and is essentially the same program content as the May 17 and May 30 presentations, "Participant Fee Discosures: Working with the New DOL Rules."


At long last, the DOL has issued guidance on the participant fee disclosure rules. The good news is that the guidance answers a lot of questions. The bad news is that most plans will need to make some modifications in their planned disclosures, but are still subject to an August 30, 2012, deadline.

This Web seminar is vital to anyone advising the plan administrator of a participant-directed plan subject to ERISA. The speaker provides an in-depth look at the new requirements, clarifications and examples, and show what they mean to you.

If the DOL issues additional guidance on service provider disclosures prior to the program, that will also covered in this program.

Topics include:

  • Designated investment alternatives definitions and exemption.
  • Status of model portfolios.
  • Detail in administrative expense disclosures.
  • Double listing of investment alternatives.
  • Transition rules.
  • 403(b) exemptions.
  • Comparative chart requirements.
  • Web site requirements.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites or other advanced preparation for this program. However, the instructor will assume participants are generally familiar with the participant fee disclosure rquirements under the 404a-5 regulation.

Level: Intermediate

Instructional Delivery Method
Recorded playback of a live presentation.

Speaker: Stephen W. Forbes, J.D., LL.M.
Author of The 5500 Filing Guide

Objectives: After participating in this program, attendees should be able to:

  1. Determine what is a designated investment alternative under the new guidelines.
  2. Explain what items must appear in annual and quarterly participant reports.
  3. Assist plan administrators to comply with the new rules.

Hardware System Requirements:

  • Windows 95, 98, NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Windows 7
  • Internet Explorer 4.01 or later, Netscape 4.08 or later, and set Internet browser to allow pop-up windows.
  • High-speed Internet connection.
  • Pentium 166+ MHz, 128MB RAM or more.
  • 1023 x 768 or higher display resolution.
  • Soundcard and Speakers.

Software Requirements:

Recorded Event Time Limitation:
This recorded event will be available for 20 days from your date of registration.

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