Another week of unexpected challenges has passed and the retirement plan industry continues its efforts to respond to the demands of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Collected below are some recent PLANADVISER stories detailing the key actions of governments, advisers and providers as they seek to ease the economic pain. We hope you find some of what you read helpful and consider sharing with a client or colleague during this challenging time. Stay well!
Data collected immediately before the pandemic shows retirement confidence was about as high as it’s ever been; more recent data shows that’s still the case, though shorter term worries are ballooning.
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A settlement has been struck in an ERISA lawsuit involving the New Jersey-based health care provider a little more than a year after a judge allowed the case to proceed past the defense’s motion to dismiss.
While the proposed private fund transparency rules don’t address the work of financial advisers as directly as some other outstanding proposals, they have the potential to shake up a growing sector of the financial markets.