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September 1st, 2016
Texas Judge Rejects Most Support Briefs in DOL Fiduciary Litigation
Just two out of an increasingly large pile of amicus briefs filed in relation to litigation seeking to halt the new DOL fiduciary rule will be considered—both of them ostensibly pro-DOL in their argumentation. Read more >
ERISA Suit Against Chevron DC Plan Tossed
An ERISA suit filed against Chevron Corporation accusing the firm of not using its negotiating power to obtain lower investment and recordkeeping fees has been dismissed for failing to properly state a claim. Read more >
Referrals Under the Final Fiduciary Rule
ADVISER QUESTION: Is the recommendation of an investment adviser to an individual retirement account owner a fiduciary act under the Department of Labor’s final fiduciary rule? Read more >
Higher Education Institutions Have Embraced DC
In a study of more than 450 private and public higher education institutions, Sibson Consulting found only 9% of private universities offer a defined benefit plan. Read more >
Many Retirees Spending More Than They Expected
Consider All Individual Circumstances Before Suggesting 4% Retirement Income Withdrawal
ERISA Litigators Reflect on Lessons Learned in 2018
MetLife Pension Calculations Questioned in ERISA Complaint
Progressive Plan Design Features Have Moved Down-Market
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Research Finds Most Retirement Calculators Inefficient
According to research published in The Financial Analysts Journal, most retirement calculators fail to take into consideration key tax implications. Read more >
DC Plan Participants Need to Know Fundamentals to Feel More Secure
Participants ‘unsure’ about their retirement prospects admit they need knowledge about investing and haven’t calculated how much they need to retire, and they are less engaged in their DC plans. Read more >

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