IRS Proposes Changes In Actuarial Enrollment Standards For Performance of Actuarial Services Under the Employee Retirement

November 20, 2009 is the deadline to submit comments to the Internal Revenue Service Joint Board For The Enrollment Of Actuaries on proposed amendments to its rules for relating to the enrollment of actuaries under section 3042 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) published here in today’s Federal Register.  The Proposed Regulations would update the eligibility requirements for performing actuarial services for ERISA-covered employee pension benefit plans set forth in to 20 C.F.R. part 901, including the continuing education requirements and the standards for performing such actuarial services.  The proposed amendments would affect employee pension benefit plans and the actuaries providing actuarial services to those plans.

If you have questions about or need assistance evaluating, commenting on or responding to the  Proposed Regulations, or other employment, compensation, employee benefit, workplace health and safety, corporate ethics and compliance practices, concerns or claims, please contact the author of this article, Curran Tomko Tarski LLP Labor & Employment Practice Group Chair Cynthia Marcotte Stamer.  Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) RPTE Employee Benefits & Other Compensation Group and an ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits Representative, Ms. Stamer is experienced with assisting employee benefit plan sponsors, fiduciaries, advisors and consultants and others about a diverse range of employee benefits, compensation and other related matters.  With more than 20 years experience in these and other employee benefit, compensation and other matters, Ms. Stamer also speaks and writes extensively on these and other related matters. For additional information about Ms. Stamer and her experience or to access other publications by Ms. Stamer see here or contact Ms. Stamer directly.   For additional information about the experience and services of Ms. Stamer and other members of the Curran Tomko Tarksi LLP team, see here.

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