PBGC to Look Closer at Risky Pensions

By Staff Report

Sep. 14, 2007

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., in its general strategic plan for fiscal 2008-2013 released Thursday, September 13, said one key goal will be to enhance its scrutiny of pension plans. 

“Improve risk monitoring and early warning activities and align resources to assure proper plan terminations” will be a goal of the agency, according to the strategic plan.
In addition, the PBGC said it wants to “obtain enhanced recoveries from bankrupt plan sponsors that emerge from reorganization, and intervene in corporate transactions to mitigate loss” to the agency.
The PBGC is seeking public comment on the plan, which is available at, until October 17.

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