PLANADVISER Weekend Newsdash
Week ending October 13th, 2017
NOTE FROM THE EDITOR
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!
PLANADVISER National Conference
PANC 2017: The New Conflict of Interest
Under the evolving fiduciary landscape, how can an adviser protect the business while offering effective advice to clients? Read more >
PANC 2017: Maximizing the Workplace Savings System
Retirement plan advisers are in a unique position to help working Americans build wealth and a sense of security and dignity when it comes to thinking about long-term finances. Read more >
PANC 2017: Plan Sponsor Confidential
Two winners of the Plan Sponsor of the Year awards program reveal how their advisers helped move the dial on their plans. Read more >
PANC 2017: How Data Interpretation Affects Retirement Projections
Two leading retirement industry executives refute the claim that the nation faces a retirement crisis and point to several ways retirement plans can be strengthened. Read more >
PANC 2017: Helping Your Clients With Governance
Having structured processes in place is key. Read more >
PANC 2017: Guide to the Markets
J.P. Morgan Funds economist Dr. David Kelly sees the greatest opportunities in emerging markets and Europe. Read more >
PANC 2017: Business Models of the Future
Despite changes brought on by the DOL’s fiduciary rule, retirement plan advisers should focus on structuring their business model to best service plan sponsors and participants. Read more >
PANC 2017: How Data Interpretation Affects Retirement Projections
Two leading retirement industry executives refute the claim that the nation faces a retirement crisis and point to several ways retirement plans can be strengthened. Read more >
PANC 2017: Stronger DC Plans Built for a Changing World
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. Read more >
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The Pension Analytics Group says the act would only temporarily mask the deficits, as opposed to reducing them and that the only solution is to reduce benefits across the board.

First Deadline Looming for SEC Electronic Disclosure Compliance

When the SEC adopted the new Rule 30e-3 earlier this year, creating a new system for electronic delivery of fund information, it also established a transition disclosure period that starts in January, during which "funds that choose to implement the new delivery method for shareholder reports provide prominent disclosures in prospectuses and certain other shareholder documents that will notify investors of the upcoming change in transmission format.”

2019 Planning for DC Plan Clients

Willis Towers Watson offers nine actions for DC plan advisers to help their clients mitigate risks in 2019.

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Terminate $3.8 Billion Pension

It will offer lump sums to participants and transfer the remaining money to a group annuity contract from Athene Annuity and Life.

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

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