DOL Amendment to Abandoned Plan Program Has Left OMB

Department of Labor (DOL) guidance titled “Amendment of Abandoned Plan Program” that has been with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) since last July, has left OMB. According to the abstract filed with OMB, the principal purpose of the amendments is to permit bankruptcy trustees to use the DOL’s program to terminate and wind up the plans of sponsors in liquidation under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.