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August 23rd, 2016
Edward Jones Latest Target of Self-Dealing ERISA Suit
Plan officials are accused of steering participants into investments that charged improper amounts of revenue-sharing and other fees that benefitted the mutual fund partners of Edward Jones. Read more >
SunTrust Stock-Drop Challenge Certified As Class Action
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division, has handed down another complicated ruling in an impressively long-lived employer stock drop lawsuit filed by employees of SunTrust Bank under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. Read more >
DOL Complaint Alleges Fiduciary Failures by Adviser
A complaint filed in a Pennsylvania district court by the DOL’s Employee Benefits Security Administration alleges a list of ERISA infractions related to fees, documents, disclosures and processes by a 3(21) fiduciary firm. Read more >
PLANADVISER National Conference Is Almost Here
As an attendee, you will engage directly with skilled experts and leading advisers to help differentiate your message, add value for your clients and cultivate sustainable growth in an evolving regulatory environment. The networking-friendly environment allows you to connect with many of the PLANADVISER Top 100 Advisers, as well as the PLANPSONSOR Retirement Plan Advisers of the Year. Read more >
MOST READ ARTICLES
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Tax Bill Passed By Senate Backs Off 457(b), 403(b) Plan Changes
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Education on Lifetime Income Needed in Not-for-Profit Sector
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Pass-Through Tax Reform Impact on Small Businesses May Be Mitigated via Roth
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Congressional Democrats Continue Push on Butch Lewis Act
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Settlement Ends Fujitsu Lawsuit Filed Over Plan Fees, Custom TDFs
QDIA Trends Still Taking Shape 10 Years After PPA
Alongside the use of automatic enrollment, the biggest development in QDIAs in the past 10 years has been the replacement of stable value or money market funds as the default with TDFs. Read more >
Morningstar 401(k) Platform Will Help Advisers Address Fiduciary Risk
“Demonstrating and documenting that plan decisions are in the best interest of participants is growing in importance as the Department of Labor’s expanded fiduciary rule continues to disrupt the financial services industry,” Morningstar explains. Read more >

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