PLANSPONSOR Weekend Newsdash
Week ending September 9th, 2016
NOTE FROM THE EDITOR
Happy Friday, readers! As we look forward to the start of the PLANADVISER National Conference on Monday, please be aware that consideration for the 2017 Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers award will close SEPTEMBER 13, 2016. To be considered for the award, you or your adviser team must complete the  2017 PLANADVISER Retirement Plan Adviser Survey. More information on our various awards programs, and how to be considered, is compiled below. 
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Consideration for the 2017 PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers
By taking the 2017 PLANADVISER Retirement Plan Adviser Survey, you can enter your practice to be considered for our Top 100 awards program. Don’t wait, as the survey closes soon! SURVEY DEADLINE: September 13, 2016. Read more >
Understanding the 2017 Adviser Awards
Each year we field two primary awards programs to recognize the tremendous contributions of our readers to solving retirement security issues in the United States and globally—the PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers and the PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Adviser of the Year. Read more >
2017 PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Adviser and Sponsor of the Year Nomination
Nomination forms for the 2017 PLANSPONSOR Plan Sponsor of the Year Awards and Retirement Plan Adviser of the Year awards are now available. Read more >
PLANADVISER National Conference Agenda
The PLANADVISER National Conference, which this year marks our 10th anniversary in print, kicks off Monday in Orlando. We hope to see you there! Read more >
Preparing for the 2016 PLANADVISER National Conference
Visit the sponsored Retirement Resource Center for the news, research and conversations that matter most for retirement advisers.  Read more >
MOST POPULAR STORIES
Tax Bill Passed By Senate Backs Off 457(b), 403(b) Plan Changes

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.

Education on Lifetime Income Needed in Not-for-Profit Sector
In-plan lifetime income options can secure certain benefits participants may not find in retail solutions, suggests a new study by TIAA.
Pass-Through Tax Reform Impact on Small Businesses May Be Mitigated via Roth

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.

Congressional Democrats Continue Push on Butch Lewis Act

The legislation would take steps to provide additional anti-cutback protections for Teamsters, miners, and other unionized American workers who have paid significant sums into multiemployer pension funds.

Settlement Ends Fujitsu Lawsuit Filed Over Plan Fees, Custom TDFs

In their lawsuit, the plaintiffs called the Fujitsu plan one of the most expensive in the country and specifically called out the design and implementation of the plan’s custom target-date funds.

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

Advertising: Paul Zampitella paul.zampitella@strategic-i.com

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