Publications and Resources

Publications Overview

The Council regularly provides intelligence and analysis to its members and offers policy expertise to lawmakers and the general public.

To browse publications by policy issue, visit Our Issues.

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Benefits Byte

The Council reports on benefits news as it happens. The timely and detailed reports on legislative and regulatory developments and Council activities are specially designed to describe the implications for benefit plan sponsors and service providers.

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Benefits Blueprint

The American Benefits Council Benefits Blueprint is a members-only series of in-depth summaries, analysis and commentary on current employee benefits issues.

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Research and Policy Reports

The Council regularly publishes in-depth, scholarly research on the benefits world, often in partnership with other organizations, academics and thought leaders. These papers include survey research reports, economic studies and forward-looking public policy recommendations.

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Comment Letters

The Council regularly submits comment letters in response to proposed rules and legislation to ensure that the perspective of employer plan sponsors are comprehensively and effectively represented.

For more information on the Council's comment letter program, contact Jan Jacobson, senior counsel, retirement policy, or Kathryn Wilber, senior counsel, health policy, at (202) 289-6700.

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Note: Letters are also available on the applicable issue pages.

 

Amicus Briefs

The Council regularly files amicus ("friend of the court") briefs in federal courts, providing the perspective of employer plan sponsors in legal cases where the outcome represents an important precedent and has a significant impact on employee benefits policy. These briefs bring to bear the Council's extensive experience and legal expertise to support arguments preserving the voluntary employer-sponsored benefits system.

For more information on the Council's amicus brief program, contact Jan Jacobson, senior counsel, retirement policy, or Kathryn Wilber, senior counsel, health policy, at (202) 289-6700.

Go to Amicus Archive

Note: Amicus briefs are also available on the applicable issue pages.