29 CFR 2550.407a-1 - General rule for the acquisition and holding of employer securities and employer real property.

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§ 2550.407a-1 General rule for the acquisition and holding of employer securities and employer real property.
(a) In general. Section 407(a)(1) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (the Act) states that except as otherwise provided in section 407 and section 414 of the Act, a plan may not acquire or hold any employer security which is not a qualifying employer security or any employer real property which is not qualifying employer real property. Section 406(a)(1)(E) prohibits a fiduciary from knowingly causing a plan to engage in a transaction which constitutes a direct or indirect acquisition, on behalf of a plan, of any employer security or employer real property in violation of section 407(a), and section 406(a)(2) prohibits a fiduciary who has authority or discretion to control or manage assets of a plan to permit the plan to hold any employer security or employer real property if he knows or should know that holding such security or real property violates section 407(a).
(b) Requirements applicable to all plans. A plan may hold or acquire only employer securities which are qualifying employer securities and employer real property which is qualifying employer real property. A plan may not hold employer securities and employer real property which are not qualifying employer securities and qualifying employer real property, except to the extent that:
(1) The employer security is held by a plan which has made an election under section 407(c)(3) of the Act; or
(2) The employer security is a loan or other extension of credit which satisfies the requirements of section 414(c)(1) of the Act or the employer real property is leased to the employer pursuant to a lease which satisfies the requirements of section 414(c)(2) of the Act.
[42 FR 47201, Sept. 20, 1977; 42 FR 59842, Nov. 22, 1977]

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  • 2015-03-19; vol. 80 # 53 - Thursday, March 19, 2015
    1. 80 FR 14301 - Fiduciary Requirements for Disclosure in Participant-Directed Individual Account Plans—Timing of Annual Disclosure
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      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Employee Benefits Security Administration
      Direct final rule.
      Effective date: This rule is effective June 17, 2015, without further action or notice, unless significant adverse comment is received by April 20, 2015. If significant adverse comment is received, the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) will publish a timely withdrawal of the rule in the Federal Register . Applicability date: The amendment is applicable to disclosures made on or after June 17, 2015.
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Title 29 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2015-04-20; vol. 80 # 75 - Monday, April 20, 2015
    1. 80 FR 21960 - Proposed Best Interest Contract Exemption
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      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Employee Benefits Security Administration
      Notice of Proposed Class Exemption.
      Comments: Written comments concerning the proposed class exemption must be received by the Department on or before July 6, 2015. A pplicability: The Department proposes to make this exemption available eight months after publication of the final exemption in the Federal Register . We request comment below on whether the applicability date of certain conditions should be delayed.
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