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April 20th, 2016
Comprehensive Coverage of DOL Final Fiduciary Rule
More than a few industry insiders and analysts have tipped their hats to DOL and Labor Secretary Perez for listening carefully to criticism and reshaping some of the most controversial elements of the new fiduciary rule. Read more >
Senators File Resolution of Disapproval for Fiduciary Rule
Senators are concerned that advisers won’t work with smaller accounts because of new legal liabilities associated with the fiduciary rule. Read more >
Inflation Remains Top Threat for Older Americans
Inflation remains a real threat to retirement readiness and satisfaction, particularly for older Americans, who experience higher inflation rates than other consumers. Read more >
Failure to Outsource Plan Administration Resulted in Self-Dealing
A district court judge found that City National Corporation violated employee retirement laws when it chose its own staff to administer its employee retirement plan in exchange for “millions of dollars of unchecked, unreasonably high compensation.” Read more >
SECURE Act Ensnared in Senate After Flying Through House
Newly Allowed 401(k)s Will Need Advisers
Dow, DuPont and Corteva Sued for Allegedly Ducking Pension Obligations
Wells Fargo and Principal Can Learn From John Hancock-New York Life Deal
Retirement Industry People Moves
Adviser Webcast: Reaction to the DOL Fiduciary Rule
PLANADVISER and Voya Financial will host a series of in-depth webcasts on the final fiduciary rule, published earlier this month by the Department of Labor. The first session in this timely series takes place TODAY at 2 p.m. EST. Follow the link to register. Read more >
iraLogix Offers Software Response to Fiduciary Regulations
iraLogix says it is pushing forward on a web-based IRA recordkeeping services platform to extend affordable IRA options to all retirement investors, regardless of account size. Read more >
Retirement Plan Providers Come Together for Fiduciary Rule Response
A new partnership including Vertical Management Systems, Envestnet and United Retirement Plan Consultants is aimed at helping advisers streamline fiduciary, recordkeeping and compliance services through one scalable platform. Read more >

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