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April 24th, 2017
JP Morgan Stable Value Fund Suit Gets Class Certification
Plaintiffs in this long-running lawsuit claim J.P. Morgan’s stable value funds held risky, highly leveraged assets, including mortgage-related assets. Read more >
‘Unnerved’ Investors Seek Confidence in Advice
News headlines surrounding the recent U.S. elections and the future of the Affordable Care Act have left many investors unnerved, says Jim Jessee, with MFS. Read more >
Surging TDF Market Sees Product Innovation
With TDFs growing rapidly in the DC market, providers are exploring new ways to stand out from the crowd. Read more >
New Standards for ERISA Plan Financial Audits Proposed
The proposal would amend various other sections in AICPA Professional Standards. Read more >
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Tax Bill Passed By Senate Backs Off 457(b), 403(b) Plan Changes
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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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Pass-Through Tax Reform Impact on Small Businesses May Be Mitigated via Roth
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Settlement Ends Fujitsu Lawsuit Filed Over Plan Fees, Custom TDFs
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Learn How MFS Actively Manages DC Investments
A conversation with Joseph Flaherty, Chief Investment Risk Officer, MFS Read more >
Trust Builders Releases Maximum Contribution Tool for Advisers
The firm’s new module will complement other tools designed to assist advisers in helping their clients determine their overall retirement readiness. Read more >
Benefits and Limits of Social Media Marketing
Advisers widely like to use social media to cultivate client relationships—but they see limits on the value of social media interactions, with the vast majority passing on premium social media marketing services. Read more >
Fundamentals Look Good Long-Term For Emerging Markets
Institutional investors recognize that the expanding middle class in emerging countries will contribute dependably to global growth over the long-term, according to OFI Global Asset Management. Read more >
Not-for-Profit Plan Sponsors Adopting Prudent Processes
TIAA says these strong processes may help explain why fiduciary concerns rank below worries about employee retirement readiness. Read more >
Retirement Industry People Moves
Retirement Partner Advisors Joins Resources Investment Advisors; Mason Expands Institutional Investment Practice; Willis Towers Watson Expands Manager Research Team; and more. Read more >

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