PLANADVISER Weekend Newsdash
Week ending August 12th, 2016
NOTE FROM THE EDITOR
Editor's choice
Supreme Court’s ‘Montanile’ Decision Makes Waves
A recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court seems to limit the ability of ERISA plans to seek equitable relief or reimbursement of payments from a third-party recovery—especially in cases where the money is not quickly and formally pursued. Read more >
SCOTUS Decision Could Impact Retirement Plans
A notice from the IRS gives guidance to plan sponsors, applying the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage case to retirement plans, as well as other benefits. The landmark case, Obergefell v. Hodges, decided in June 2015, held that under the 14th Amendment states cannot deny same-gender couples the right to marry and must recognize same-gender marriages performed in other states.   Read more >
SCOTUS Again Remands Stock Drop Case
The Supreme Court in January returned Amgen’s ESOP case to the lower court for a second time. Read more >
SCOTUS Gives Verizon PRT Suit New Life
The U.S. Supreme Court found an appellate decision regarding a Verizon pension plan risk transfer flawed, considering the trust law underpinnings of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. Read more >
What a SCOTUS Vacancy Means for the Retirement Plan Industry
The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia had a direct (but not necessarily pivotal) role in shaping many of the SCOTUS decisions tracked in recent years by the retirement planning industry. Read more >
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Aon and ABC: It’s Time to Improve Retirement Outcomes, Now
We urge Congress to enact the SECURE Act now. Such action will be transformational for the retirement ecosystem, helping to secure the financial future for American workers at employers of all sizes and across all sectors.
Crafting Annuity Confidence and Clarity Is Hard Work
One passionate analyst says the highly nuanced annuity marketplace does not receive sufficiently careful attention from either the financial services media or potential consumers.
Retirement Industry People Moves

Cetera Financial Promotes Former President to CEO; Dimensional Fund Advisors Selects COO; Transamerica Makes Sales Consultant to Retirement VP; and more.

Business Owners Dream (Wrongly) of an Easy Retirement Transition
Business owners believe strongly in the value of their businesses, so they are often tempted to reinvest everything into the enterprise, thinking that will be their “retirement plan.”
Pension Plan Suit Against Archdiocese Will Move Forward

Among other things, the archdiocese of Newark was accused of filing for "church plan" status to avoid having to fund the pension plan of hospital employees.

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer alison.mintzer@strategic-i.com

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