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February 25th, 2020

ESG and Fixed Income—a Natural Fit

Both quantitative and qualitative research suggests bonds issued by companies with favorable environment, social and governance (ESG) ratings can offer downside mitigation during periods of market turbulence. Read more >
Supreme Court Hands Back Puerto Rico Catholic Pensions Case
The high court decided that a court in Puerto Rico had no jurisdiction to order the seizure of property from Catholic entities in order to fulfill a court judgment to pay $4.7 million in pension benefits. Read more >
Judge Rejects Dismissal of ERISA Mortality Assumption Lawsuit
Covering just nine pages and recounting the results of a hearing held February 18, the ruling rejects Huntington Ingalls’ arguments that the case should be dismissed for a failure to state an actionable claim under ERISA. Read more >
Hilton Hotels Accused of Improperly Calculating Pension Plan Vesting
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of more than 220 individuals who followed the claim procedures ordered by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and affirmed by an appellate court, in Kifafi, et al., v. Hilton Hotels Retirement Plan, et al. Read more >