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Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez


RIN: 1210-AB08

Publication ID: Fall 2010

Title: Improved Fee Disclosure for Pension Plans

Abstract: This rulemaking will amend the regulation setting forth the standards applicable to the exemption under ERISA section 408(b)(2) for contracting or making reasonable arrangements with a party in interest for office space or services (29 CFR 2550.408b-2). This amendment will ensure that plan fiduciaries are provided or have access to that information necessary to a determination of whether an arrangement for services is “reasonable” within the meaning of the statutory exemption.

Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)

Priority: Economically Significant

RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda

Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage

Major: Yes

Unfunded Mandates: No

CFR Citation: 29 CFR 2550 (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)

Legal Authority: 29 USC 1108(b)(2); 29 USC 1135

Legal Deadline: None




FR Cite



72 FR 70988

NPRM Comment Period End



Interim Final Rule


75 FR 41600

Interim Final Rule Comment Period End



Final Action



Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined

Government Levels Affected: None

Federalism: No

Included in the Regulatory Plan: No

RIN Data Printed in the FR: No

Agency Contact:
Kristen Zarenko
Senior Pension Law Specialist
Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration
200 Constitution Avenue NW., FP Building, Room N-5655,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone:202 693-8500