Fee waivers, accelerated processing and educational resources are being offered.
The case in one in a string of lawsuits in which plaintiffs argued the company’s 401(k) plan fees were not properly controlled and that conflicts of interest damaged net-of-fee performance.
The firm says it hopes to help clients and participants during the coronavirus pandemic.
The IRS may determine that a ‘partial termination’ of a plan has occurred if a company undergoes sizable layoffs—but not furloughs—potentially impacting vesting schedules and other aspects of plan operations.
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Two new risk alerts published by the SEC provide broker/dealers and advisers with advance information about the expected scope and content of the initial examinations for compliance with Regulation Best Interest and Form CRS.
The firm has established a dedicated team to support participants who are considering accessing their retirement savings to meet their short-term financial challenges related to the pandemic.
In addition to waiving fees related to participant hardship withdrawals, the firm is suspending fees for plan amendments made in response to the pandemic.
Through the new ManagedPlan solution, the PCS Retirement recordkeeping platform will be fully integrated with Envestnet's wealth management platform.
While an appellate court ruled that Mercy Health's pension plan is a church plan exempt from ERISA requirements, a district court must determine whether ERISA's exemption violates the Establishment Clause.
The SEC has confirmed that the COVID-19 pandemic will not halt the implementation of the SEC’s Regulation Best Interest, which has a general compliance date of June 30.
In addition to waiving transaction fees for participants, Principal is waiving fees for certain retirement plan amendments.
“There’s a gap in the market where the solo adviser or small office is trying to create their own marketing, sales, and service process documents,” says Sharon Pivirotto.