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Recordkeepers to defined contribution plans are askingregulators for as immediate-as-possible guidance on provisions ofthe SECURE Act that became effective with the New Year.

"Our members are being deluged with questions from plansponsors," said Tim Rouse, executive director of the SPARKInstitute, which advocates for recordkeepers and other providers toretirement plans.

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Nick Thornton is a financial writer covering retirement and health care issues for BenefitsPRO and ALM Media. He greatly enjoys learning from the vast minds in the legal, academic, advisory and money management communities when covering the retirement space. He's also written on international marketing trends, financial institution risk management, defense and energy issues, the restaurant industry in New York City, surfing, cigars, rum, travel, and fishing. When not writing, he's pushing into some land or water.