Disruption changing the 401(k) landscape


A key feature of the SECURE Act is the establishment of Pooled Employer Plans (PEPs), which allow plan sponsors to pool their retirement resources with those of other employers and delegate most running-the-plan responsibilities to a third party.


While grouped employer plans have been in existence long before the SECURE Act authorized PEPs, Mercer believes that the pandemic will serve as the catalyst for many plan sponsors to transition to pooled structures.


Learn more:


  • Register for our next pooled employer plans webinar on March 18, featuring both Mercer and external experts.
  • Watch the replay of our pooled plans webinar hosted on December 15, featuring both Mercer and external experts.
  • View our infographic: At a time when many plan sponsors are struggling with the impact of COVID-19 and heightened litigation and regulation, PEPs can offer significant advantages to participants and employers.

An alternative solution: Pooled employer plans


Learn how pooled employer plans differ from traditional 401(k) plans and the benefits of both. Download the infographic.

What is your perspective on pooled employer plans and their relevance to your company?

PEPs Resources


Mercer's Law and Policy Group explain the details behind the Departement of Labor's request for information (RFI) on pooled employer plans.


Mercer’s Neil Lloyd shares his thoughts on the future of pooled employer plans with the National Association for Corporate Directors (NACD).

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