The plaintiff filed a first amended complaint on October 23, trying to correct pleading errors after Abbott was dismissed from the lawsuit.
The sense of déjà vu associated with the filing of a finalized fiduciary rule by the Department of Labor is palpable, but one ERISA expert says this version could actually stick—for good—despite the pending change in administration.
In the same way that significant dips in equity prices cause head scratching and consternation, new market records also present a moment of pause, especially during a pandemic that seems to be worsening once again.
INSIDE THE MAGAZINE PLANADVISER September/October 2020
In the six years since it was named the 2014 PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Team of the Year, the practice’s assets have grown five-fold to $25.6 billion.
The firm is also offering a 90-day trial period of its managed account solution to retirement plan participants.
Plaintiffs accused the profit sharing plan sponsor of investing too conservatively and applying an inappropriate one-size-fits-all default investment allocation for participants.
The lawsuit accuses plan fiduciaries of failing to benchmark recordkeeping fees and failing to monitor investment fees, among other things.
It appears, according to a survey by Dalbar, that people put more faith in the advice of a human adviser.
Prudential survey finds employees were looking for financial advice and emergency assistance.
The two items that may require an amendment relate to difficulty of care payments treated as compensation for 415 limits, and the application of cooperative and small employer charity pension plan rules.
Advisers who have actively reached out to clients say they have been able to maintain them.
One retirement plan industry executive says his conversations with members of the U.S. House and Senate make him optimistic that Congress could act sooner rather than later on the new legislation.
A DCIIA forum reviewed tactics on calculating future retirement income.