Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
December 14th, 2015
Change in Fiduciary Rule Process ‘Could Happen Soon’
“My best guess is March or April, and the eight-months proposed delay means it will go into effect before the end of 2016 and before a change in presidents,” says Bradford P. Campbell, counsel in Drinker, Biddle and Reath’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group, and former head of the EBSA.  Read more >
Plan Sponsor Procedural Errors Rebuked by Appeals Court
A federal appeals court found easy grounds for approving a default judgement levied against a plan sponsor whom effectively ignored participants’ claims regarding delinquent employer contributions. Read more >
Number of First-Time 401(k) Savers Jumped in 2015
Health savings account usage is up across all generations, and in the first six months of the year the number of workers contributing to an HSA rose 42%. Read more >
What Goes Into Choosing the Best Insurer for a Pension Risk Transfer?
Selecting an insurer for pension risk transfer is a big decision, and a big commitment, so it’s no surprise plan sponsors want and need some serious help. Read more >
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PLANSPONSOR Defined Contribution Survey
Survey results are presented from an overall, industry-wide perspective, including general satisfaction levels with the various services of DC providers. Our interactive tools also break out the top providers and allow users to filter results for a specific firm, or according to the Best in Class rankings. Read more >
Retirement Industry People Moves
This week: Jefferson National creates an investment and research position, CBIZ makes another acquisition, Arnerich Massena names a division managing director and more. Read more >

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