Regulatory and Legislative

Updated Yield Curves and Segment Rates for DB Plans

The IRS has issued Notice 2022-40, which contains updated guidance on factors used in certain defined benefit (DB) pension plan minimum funding and present value calculations. Updates include the corporate bond monthly yield curve, the corresponding spot segment rates for September used under Internal Revenue Code Section (IRC Sec.) 417(e)(3), and the 24-month average segment rates under IRC Sec. 430(h)(2). IRC Sec. 417 contains definitions and special rules for minimum survivor annuity requirements in DB plans. IRC Sec. 430 addresses minimum funding standards for single-employer DB plans.

Regulatory and Legislative

ESG Final Rule Published in Federal Register

ESG Final Rule Published in Federal Register

The DOL’s final rule titled Prudence and Loyalty in Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder Rights has been published in the Federal Register.