Here we present end-to-end coverage of the 2017 PLANSPONSOR National Conference, held last week in Washington, D.C. The three-day event featured speakers from the DOL, top ERISA law firms and plan providers, as well as high-performing plan sponsors from across the U.S. Read the highlights below.
Expert speakers at PSNC 2017 freely admitted this is a vexing and even a bit frustrating time from the perspective of trying to get in front of potential major regulatory and legislative change.
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The concept of re-enrollment should be an exciting one from the perspective of plan sponsors—a strategy that adds another layer of control and sophistication to a defined contribution retirement plan.
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It appears some last-minute amendments have largely removed controversial provisions from the Senate’s version of tax reform legislation that would have had a big impact on governmental 457 and nonprofit 403(b) plan sponsors.
The American Retirement Association says that tax reform could be a disincentive for small businesses to offer retirement plans; however, as one reader shares, there are counter considerations having to do with Roth 401(k) options that could mitigate some of the concern.