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13 May 2024

The DOL has finalized new rules defining who is an investment fiduciary under ERISA; this marks the DOL’s latest effort to replace rules issued in 1975.

If At First You Don’t Succeed…

If At First You Don’t Succeed…

12 January 2024

IRS Guidance on recent legislation helps employers start planning for next few years.

SECURE Act Provisions Start Taking Shape

SECURE Act Provisions Start Taking Shape

11 December 2023

Recent court decision reiterates that provider fees are reasonable only of fiduciaries understand all income received by a provider as the result of providing services to a plan.

Court of Appeals Focuses on Indirect Compensation

Court of Appeals Focuses on Indirect Compensation

10 November 2023

DOL takes another swing at redefining investment fiduciaries

DOL Tries (Again) to Redefine ERISA Investment Fiduciary

DOL Tries (Again) to Redefine ERISA Investment Fiduciary

Investor managing portfolio. Pie chart and candlestick charts.

20 June 2023

SECURE 2.0 Guidance Helps Plan Sponsors Clean the Slate

SECURE 2.0 Guidance Helps Plan Sponsors Clean the Slate

SECURE 2.0 Guidance Helps Plan Sponsors Clean the Slate

14 December 2022

DOL Revamps ESG Guidance

DOL Revamps ESG Guidance

DOL Revamps ESG Guidance

17 November 2022

Courts of Appeals Reject Generalized Allegations

Courts of Appeals Reject Generalized Allegations

Courts of Appeals Reject Generalized Allegations

1 February 2022

Fiduciaries responsible to exercise prudence in all decisions—not just some.

Supreme Court Weighs in (Marginally) in Fiduciary Litigation

Supreme Court Weighs in (Marginally) in Fiduciary Litigation

15 July 2021

TIAA’s business interests conflicted with those of the employer-sponsored plans record kept by TIAA–and TIAA chose to serve its own interests over those of its clients.

TIAA Sanctioned for Misleading Plan Participants

TIAA Sanctioned for Misleading Plan Participants

The SEC and the NYS Attorney General announced findings that TIAA violated federal securities law and state financial fraud law.

25 May 2021

What does it mean for a retirement plan to “protect” data–and are barriers to unauthorized access limited to blocking hacks?

Plan Data: What is “Secure”?

Plan Data: What is “Secure”?

What does it mean for a retirement plan to “protect” data–and are barriers to unauthorized access limited to blocking hacks?