U.S. Dep’t of Labor, Interpretive Bulletin on Independence of Employee Benefit Plan Accountants (Sep. 6, 2022)

Guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration Interpretive Bulletin (IB) Relating to the Independence of Employee Benefit Plan Accountants.  This bulletin serves “to revise and restate an IB issued in 1975 on accountant independence in order to remove certain outdated and unnecessarily restrictive provisions and reorganize its provisions for clarity while continuing to … foster proper auditor independence.”