Happy Friday, readers! The 2017 PLANADVISER National Conference just wrapped up in Orlando. Find below our preliminary coverage of the conference, and stay tuned over the next week for many more timely articles coming out of the numerous conference speeches, panels and presentations. Enjoy!
J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Anne Lester describes best practices and emerging strategies for helping plan sponsors deliver better participant outcomes in an evolving retirement landscape.
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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.
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.
The richly detailed text of the complaint shows multiple individuals are accused of defrauding Great-West and depositing ill-gotten assets in a variety of U.S. banks, resulting in fraud and money laundering charges.