Compliance

The Obligation to Save Social Security

With the recent passage of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, advisers and other retirement plan service providers have an opportunity to build on their successful lobbying effort.

Share Class Choices Challenged in New 401(k) Lawsuit

The lawsuit says for at least 18 of the 27 mutual fund share classes available within The Vail Corporation plan, the same issuer offered a different share class from that selected by the plan that charged lower fees, and consistently achieved higher returns.

Supreme Court Rules for Plaintiffs in Intel ERISA Lawsuit

The new ruling is being hailed as a victory for retirement plan participants as well as a potentially important precedent-setting case impacting the special three-year statute of limitations that exists under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

ESG and Fixed Income—a Natural Fit

Both quantitative and qualitative research suggest bonds issued by companies with favorable environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings can offer downside mitigation during periods of market turbulence.