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Other Guidance

PBGC Mediation Program
PBGC’s Mediation Program offers mediation to plan sponsors to facilitate resolution of negotiations in three key PBGC program areas—termination liability, Early Warning Program and fiduciary breach cases. This Program offers stakeholders an opportunity to resolve issues with a neutral, professional and independent mediator in a timely and cost-effective manner.

PBGC Insurance Coverage
Learn more about PBGC’s coverage of private-sector defined benefit pension plans, including when a plan sponsor may want to request a coverage determination letter.

Opinion Letters
PBGC issues opinion letters on its views of the meaning of the provisions of Title IV of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Search our database of PBGC Opinion Letters.

Appeals Board Decisions
Learn more about PBGC's positions on specific issues by reviewing Appeals Board decisions.

Advisory Letters
PBGC issues determination letters in response to specific requests. PBGC is posting letters that may be of general interest.

Staff Responses to Practitioner Questions
Read categorized questions from practitioners with responses from PBGC staff.

Enrolled Actuaries Meeting Bluebooks
View summaries of the questions and answers from meetings of PBGC staff and representatives of the Enrolled Actuaries Program Committee. The summaries reflect the views of individual staff members and do not represent the official position of PBGC.

Disaster Relief
Find out about PBGC's guidance for disaster relief for plan administrators and sponsors.

PBGC's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Guide
Learn about the steps you need to take for making a FOIA request to the PBGC.

Information Quality Guidelines
Learn about PBGC's Information Quality Program.

Legal Filings
Legal filings are submitted by PBGC in support of our efforts to preserve and safeguard pensions.

Legal Decisions
Legal decisions are issued by courts across the country in response to PBGC filings.

PBGC Litigation Outline
View summaries of virtually every reported judicial decision involving PBGC since its inception.

Significant Guidance Documents
View PBGC's Significant Guidance Documents, which provide policies or interpretations on statutory, regulatory, or technical issues dating back to 1981.

Technical Updates
See the latest technical updates on legal changes and regulatory issues.

Last updated February 24, 2020