Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
April 10th, 2017
Congress Considers Lifetime Income Disclosure
The Lifetime Income Disclosure Act would require employer-sponsored plans to provide participants with statements detailing potential lifetime income from annuities. Read more >
BlackRock TDFs Called Out in 401k Excessive Fee Case
The lawsuit contends layering of BlackRock proprietary funds within its TDFs causes excessive fees for plan participants. Read more >
Putnam Prevails in 401(k) Self-Dealing Suit
Before ultimately finding plaintiffs’ claims were time-barred, a judge found Putnam’s mutual fund fees were reasonable and a comparison to Vanguard funds was “apples to oranges.” Read more >
Closed DB Plan Nondiscrimination Rules Bill Reintroduced
The bill amends the nondiscrimination rules to protect older workers in plans that have been closed or frozen. Read more >
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Tax Bill Passed By Senate Backs Off 457(b), 403(b) Plan Changes
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Excessive Fee Suit Filed Against Multiemployer Plan
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Spouses Play Increasingly Influential Role Alongside Advisers
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CenturyLink Sued by Plan Participants Over Large Cap Stock Fund Construction
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Retirement Industry People Moves
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IRS Approves DATAIR 403(b) Pre-Approved Plan Document
The document is a volume submitter format and is designed to accommodate both ERISA and non-ERISA plans as well as church plans and plans for governmental entities. Read more >
Firm Uses Quarterly Review to Streamline Retirement Plan Audit Process
When issues are detected during a plan year they can also, most likely, be corrected prior to plan year end, JMM CPA says. Read more >
AXA Introduces Open Architecture Recordkeeping Platform
The new DC plan solution combines human touch and technology to make the onboarding experience easier. Read more >
Investment Products and Service Launches
Nationwide Adds 3(21) Fiduciary Service from IRON Financial; intellicents to Use Schwab Automated Investment Management Program; Delaware Investments Rebrands; and more. Read more >
Retirement Industry People Moves
Marsh & McLennan Agency Acquires Advisory Firm; Segal Names Public Sector Market Director; CAPTRUST Financial Advisors Grows Business; and more. Read more >

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