U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Jul 13, 2024

§ 4231.1 - Purpose and scope.

(a) General—(1) Purpose. The purpose of this part is to prescribe notice requirements under section 4231 of ERISA for mergers and transfers of assets or liabilities among multiemployer pension plans. This part also interprets the other requirements of section 4231 of ERISA and prescribes special rules for de minimis mergers and transfers.

(2) Scope. This part applies to mergers and transfers among multiemployer plans where all of the plans immediately before and immediately after the transaction are multiemployer plans covered by title IV of ERISA.

(b) Additional requirements. Subpart B of this part sets forth the additional requirements for and procedures specific to a request for a facilitated merger.