A fidelity bond for a standard qualified, non-qualified, ESOP, MEP and an ERISA bond for a 403(b) plan (with an exception for certain church-sponsored accounts) is required to comply with the Act (ERISA). Per the U.S. Department of Labor’s circular,… Continue Reading →
If you are having any difficulty understanding the requirement(s) for an ERISA fidelity bond, the following is directly from and authored by the “Authority”, the U.S. Department of Labor. ERISA section 412 and related regulations (29 C.F.R. § 2550.412-1 and… Continue Reading →
Since we write a looooooooooooot of of ERISA fidelity bonds, we get this particular question very frequently. The best “legal” definition is contained within the U.S. Department of Labor’s circular FAB 2008-04. An ERISA section 412 bond must protect the… Continue Reading →
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), enacted on September 2, 1974. ERISA is federal statute which establishes minimum standards for pension plans in private industry and provides for extensive rules on the tax effects of transactions associated with employee benefit plans. ERISA… Continue Reading →
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Are your company retirement plan managers bonded? Federal ERISA section 412 and related regulations (29 C.F.R. § 2550.412-1 and 29 C.F.R. Part 2580) require that every fiduciary of an employee benefit plan and every person who handles funds or other property… Continue Reading →