Press Release Archive — 2006

Council available to coment on IRS Regulations on cash balance/hybrid plans, reopening of determination letter process
December 21, 2006

Council applauds Senate passage of health savings account legislation
December 10, 2006

Council available to comment on HSA, Medicare physician quality reporting provisions of tax extenders bill
December 7, 2006

Council available to comment on much anticipated GAO report on 401(k) fees;
IRS guidance on retirement plan diversification and executive compensation issues

November 30, 2006

Council supports Administration's Four Cornerstones proposal on value-driven health care
November 17, 2006

Council welcomes PBGC deficit reduction announcement but urges changes to calculation of deficit
November 15, 2006

Congressional election outcomes could have major effect on employee benefits
November 7, 2006

FASB releases pension and retiree health accounting statement; Council experts available to comment
September 29, 2006

Council applauds Ways and Means Committee approval of health savings account legislation
September 27, 2006

Council supports legislative efforts to improve HSAs
September 26, 2006

President to sign pension reform legislation; Council experts available to comment
August 16, 2006

Council urges DOL ERISA Advisory Council to allow greater access to alternative asset investments
August 11, 2006

Council testifies before DOL ERISA Advisory Council
August 9, 2006

Council and others submit defined contribution fee disclosure letter to DOL
August 9, 2006

Council applauds court's validation of hybrid plans
August 7, 2006

Pension bill a 'mixed bag' for employers, employees
August 3, 2006

Council experts available to comment on pension reform legislation
July 29, 2006

Council testifies before IRS on Roth 401(k)/403(b) Issues
July 26, 2006

Council experts to brief media on pension reform legislation
July 19, 2006

Council supports legislative efforts to improve HSAs
June 28, 2006

Suspension of DOE procurement policy gives pension bill negotiators new opportunity to craft predictable funding rules
June 22, 2006

Council staff available to comment on health care provision in House pension bill
June 8, 2006

Council staff available to comment on Tuesday's Supreme Court Sereboff v. MAMSI oral arguments
March 27, 2006

News Briefing Reminder: Council experts to brief media on defined contribution, hybrid, multiemployer plan, retirement law permanency, and health provisions of pension reform legislation
March 20, 2006

Council experts to brief media on defined contribution, hybrid, multiemployer plan, retirement law permanency, and health provisions of pension reform legislation
March 16, 2006

Council proposes measures to strengthen tax policies to improve health care coverage
March 8, 2006

So-called 'Fair Share Health Care' legislation lacks a positive approach to health care reform
February 28, 2006

Council staff prepared to comment on Bush Administration budget priorities
February 6, 2006

Council urges President Bush to name Greenspan to chair Social Security, Medicare commission
February 1, 2006

Council applauds President's call for strengthening Health Savings Accounts
February 1, 2006

Council staff available to comment on State of the Union health and retirement proposals
January 31, 2006

IRS urged to further clarify 409A compensation and benefits regulations
January 25, 2006

Council urges Treasury to make available ESOP tax deduction to U.S. companies owned by foreign parents
January 18, 2006

New health cost increase figures underscore need to accelerate value purchasing practices
January 10, 2006

Council comments on so-called 'Fair Share Health Care' legislation
January 5, 2006

Council available to comment on pension system developments after IBM announcement
January 5, 2006