The agency says this consultation will assist it and the plan sponsor in exploring whether a waiver of one or more filing obligations is appropriate, identifying potential issues preventing a distress termination of a particular plan, and may indicate that commencement of an agency-initiated termination of the pension plan is warranted.
A new analysis from Corporate Insight underscores the continued proliferation of “responsive design” within retirement plan service providers’ web offerings—benefiting plan participants and sponsors.
The lawsuit alleges Principal used proprietary investment vehicles, rather than other investment vehicles, and share classes with higher fees for the underlying TDF investments, to produce more income for itself and its subsidiaries.
Wealth Management Solutions Firm Joins Kestra Financial; AXA Hires Executive for Life, Retirement and Wealth Management Business; T. Rowe Price Expands Retirement Plan Services Team with New Hires; and more.
Under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, the bicameral committee is charged with improving the solvency of multiemployer pension plans and the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation.
This enables corporations to expense their contributions at a higher tax rate, according to Cerulli.
Neuberger Berman Addresses Volatility with PutWrite Fund; PanAgora Adds ESG Alpha Factors; and Hartford Funds Expands ETF Roster.
The release of a thousand-page "best interest" rulemaking package by the SEC applying to all brokers and investment advisers is being hailed as a victory by some and a deep disappointment by others; either way, it's the start of another long chapter in the epic industry battle over federal conflict of interest regulations.
A report from Greenwich Associates concludes that a move toward more systematic instrument selection would ultimately enhance fund returns by capturing alpha invisible to the naked eye.
The seminar will be held in Queens in New York City on May 17.
However, they also say their wealth has helped them live a healthier life, UBS found in a survey
Witnesses for the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans said demographics, failing industries and market returns led to the insolvency of multiemployer pension plans.
This is up 2% from last year—and 75% from 2002, when Fidelity began estimating health care costs in retirement.
One-third of North American workers surveyed said their employer does not offer retirement education or coaching.
Women may face lower pay, more work disruptions, higher longevity and higher retirement health care costs than men, a study points out.
It will take time for the fully detailed picture to emerge, but the SEC voted late Wednesday to propose new conflict of interest standards for how broker/dealers and financial advisers label themselves and sell products under various fee structures to retail clients.
New features allow users to view Employee Benefit Plan Audit Prospecting ReSource firm histories dating back to the 1999 plan year.
This is down from three-quarters last year, a PIMCO survey found
A federal appellate court affirmed a lower court decision that a change to Northern Trust's DB plan benefit formula does not violate ERISA or the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA).
In a wide-ranging interview with PLANADVISER, DCIIA leaders Lew Minsky and Peg Knox outline their lead policy priorities for the remainder of 2018, including a focused push around “open MEPs.”