Defined Contribution Plan Perspectives

PNC Institutional Asset Management

Summer 2020: News & Insights

In this quarterly newsletter, and on an ongoing basis, we gather and share relevant industry information and articles of particular interest for defined contribution plan sponsors.

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DOL Extends Employee Benefit Plan Deadlines and IRS Offers Relief

Plan sponsors can review additional guidance contained in EBSA Disaster Relief Notice 2020-01 and IRS Notice 2020-42

3 min read

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Private Equity and Defined Contribution Plans: DOL Issues Info Letter

Guidance provided regarding the evaluation and inclusion of private equity investment vehicles in participant-directed plans.

2 min read

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DOL Issues Final Rule on Electronic Disclosures

Changes enhance communications and access for retirement plans covered by ERISA

2 min read

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401(k) Plan Audits and Layoffs

Organizational changes made to address economic challenges resulting from COVID-19 could impact retirement plan audits

2 min read

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DC Plans are Liberalizing Rules During Crisis

Plan sponsors may benefit from knowing whether other organizations are adjusting to temporary provisions included in the CARES Act

1 min read

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401(k) Participants Are Sticking to Strategies

Avoiding overreaction to recent market volatility, majority maintaining long term view of investments

1 min read

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IRS Notices 2020-50 and 2020-51 Clarify Rules Under CARES Act

New guidelines expand access to coronavirus-related distributions and loans and extend RMD waivers

2 min read

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Proposed Regulations Would Impact ESG Investments in ERISA Plans

DOL rule would provide stricter guidelines for selecting investment alternatives

2 min read

Additional Information

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Conferences & Events

Check which industry conferences and events we sponsor throughout the year. 

Global Market Snapshot

This snapshot provides a quick tour around the world, highlighting key economic and market-moving news occuring over the past month or so.