Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
August 2nd, 2017
Can States Pick Up DOL Fiduciary Enforcement Slack?
There are certainly states that are attempting to do so, but it’s unclear whether ERISA’s preemption of state law will render their efforts toothless. Read more >
SEC Accuses Brokers Advising Federal Employees of Fraud
The SEC’s enforcement action comes at a time when the agency has been focusing more specifically on brokers’ and advisers’ interactions with senior investors. Read more >
American Century Ordered to Produce Fund Reports for Self-Dealing Suit
A federal court judge found American Century defendants have not shown producing the profitability, expense and performance reports would be unduly burdensome or disproportional to the needs of the case. Read more >
DB Plan Sponsors Using Different Strategies for Cost, Funding Measures
PwC finds some DB plan sponsors are using multiple discount rates, and some have moved to mark-to-market accounting. Read more >
SECURE Act Ensnared in Senate After Flying Through House
Adidas 401(k) Lawsuit Argues Passive Funds Best for Participants
Dow, DuPont and Corteva Sued for Allegedly Ducking Pension Obligations
Industry Demands Delay of New Jersey Fiduciary Regs, Deference to SEC
Newly Allowed 401(k)s Will Need Advisers
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Stable Value Outperforms Money Market
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Income Disruptions Common During One’s Working Career
Health crises, job losses and other life transitions can reduce workers’ earnings and cause them to stop saving for retirement. Read more >
Avoidance Strategies
How advisers can help sponsors steer clear of common plan errors. Read more >

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