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Another Church Plan Lawsuit Is Filed Over PBGC-Exempt DB Plan
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PBGC Issues Guidance on HATFA's Effect on 4010 Reporting
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A New Trend in Reducing Public Pension Obligations Under the Federal Bankruptcy Code?
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[Official Guidance] Text of PBGC Technical Update 14-2: Effect of HATFA on 4010 Reporting
[Guidance Overview] IRS Issues Final Hybrid Plan Regs with Variable Annuity Pension Plan Implications (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] DB Plan Funding in a Pension Stabilization World (PDF)
Actuarial Funding Policies and Practices for Public Pension Plans (PDF)
[Opinion] Statement by CalPERS CEO on Pensions in Bankruptcy
2014 Multiemployer Pension Funding Study (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] The New ASOP 27: What Is the Impact on Multiemployer Plan Funding? (PDF)
A Legacy of Pensions: An Interview with Former PBGC Director Josh Gotbaum (PDF)
[Opinion] The Adequacy of Defined Contribution Plans: Time for the Brutal Truth?
Comparison of Actuarial Funding Policy Recommendations Reveals Considerable Consensus -- and a Few Notable Differences (PDF)
Pension Finance Update as of September 30, 2014 (PDF)
[Opinion] Text of Letter from NASRA to Moody's About Recent Report: 'U.S. State and Local Government Pensions Lose Ground Despite Meeting Return Targets' (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2014-62: Weighted Average Interest Rates, Yield Curves, and Segment Rates for October 2014 (PDF)
Pension Finance Watch, September 2014
Corporate Pension Funded Status Improves by $26 Billion in September, the Best Month of 2014 So Far (PDF)
[Opinion] A CalPERS Comeuppance: Welcome to the Hotel California
[Opinion] Text of Letter from American Benefits Council to House Subcommittee in Support of H.R. 5381 on Frozen Defined Benefit Plans and Nondiscrimination Rules (PDF)
[Opinion] What's the Pension Burden on State Budgets: $4 Trillion? $10 Trillion?
Corporate Pension Plan Funding Ratios End Q3 on the Decline
Bankruptcy Judge: Trump Entertainment Can't Stop Funding Union Pension Plan
Stockton Bankruptcy Ruling Opens Door to Pension Cuts by Other Municipalities
Investors' Bond Binge May Cause DB Accounting Hangovers
Funded Status of U.S. Corporate Pensions Falls to 89.9 Percent
[Opinion] Text of Comments to Actuarial Standards Board on ASOPs and Public Pension Plan Funding and Accounting (PDF)
Lump Sum Term-Vested Payouts from DB Plans: Is Now the Time?
Summary of Finances of Selected State and Local Government Employee Retirement Systems, Second Quarter 2014 (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] IRS Final Regs Address Market Rates of Return for Hybrid Plans
[Guidance Overview] HATFA Extends MAP-21 Pension Funding Stabilization
Actuarial Funding Policies and Practices for Public Pension Plans (PDF)
Public Pensions: $2 Trillion in the Hole
[Opinion] What the New Jersey Pension Panel Failed To Say
Retirement Assets Total $24.0 Trillion in Second Quarter 2014
Moody's Sees Continued Public Pension Funding Gaps
Truth and Consequence: Status Report of the New Jersey Pension and Health Benefit Study Commission (PDF)
Hibernation Versus Termination: Evaluating the Choice for a Frozen Pension Plan (PDF)
Louisiana Appellate Judges Again Side with New Orleans Firefighters Over Pension Fund
[Official Guidance] Text of PBGC Technical Update 14-1: Effect of HATFA on PBGC Premiums
Federal Legislators Propose Pension-Related Bills
[Guidance Overview] IRS Issues HATFA Guidance for DB Plans (PDF)
Dealing with Legacy Costs: Pension and Health Benefits (PDF)
The Effect of Employer Bankruptcy on Retiree Benefits, with Applications to the Automotive and Coal Industries (PDF)
Penicillin, the Flu Vaccine, and Broccoli Just Did WHAT to My Pension Investment Strategy?!
Underfunded Union Pension Funds Cannot Take Money from Traveling Workers (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] New IRS Regs Address Cash Balance Plan Requirements
Solutions, Not Bailouts: Congressional Hearing Probes Solutions for Frozen and Multiemployer DB Plans
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Final Regs: Additional Rules Regarding Hybrid Retirement Plans
Longevity May Give DB Sponsors Gray Hair, If Actuaries Have Their Way (PDF)
The PBGC Variable Rate Premium: Should Plans Make the Switch?
[Guidance Overview] Handout for IRS Defined Benefit Plan Update Webinar, September 18, 2014 (PDF)
Reducing Pension Risk: Myths Holding Back Plan Sponsors (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] IRS Issues HATFA Guidance for Pension Funding and Benefit Restrictions (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] IRS Releases Notice on Pension Funding Stabilization

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