There are few, if any, regulations providing direct guidance on this matter.
Collective bargaining agreements can make retirement plan administration more challenging.
Thomas E. Clark, Jr., an Employee Retirement Income Security Act specialist and employee benefits lawyer, has joined the Wagner Law Group.
Investors tend to be more satisfied with the performance of their financial adviser when they’ve been introduced through a family referral, says new research from Spectrem Group.
Groom Law Group, Chartered, which focuses exclusively on employee benefits, hired five attorneys.
The IRA Financial Group, creators of the Self Directed IRA LLC program, has expanded its real estate program to include international investments.
In a recently published paper, law firm Sutherland Asbill & Brennan poses the question: when should broker/dealers and advisers play it safe or tough it out when facing litigation from the SEC or FINRA?
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP announced Jeffrey P. Crandall is joining the firm in New York as a partner in its Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits practice.
Reliance Trust Company hired attorney and industry veteran Robert F. Cook as Executive Vice President and a manager of the Church and Non-Profit division.
A federal district court approved an additional award of fees and costs incurred by attorneys representing participants who won a cash balance plan challenge.
Vanguard announced that that James M. Delaplane, Jr. will join the investment management firm to lead its government affairs office in Washington, D.C.
Jason Jeskey, a former practicing Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) attorney, has joined the Retirement Plan Advisory Group (RPAG) as a Senior Plan Consultant and ERISA Specialist.
The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel (the College) has launched a new Web site feature to help locate leading employee benefits practitioners, including those available to act as mediators or expert witnesses in legal disputes.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced that labor and employment attorney Wanda Holloway has joined the firm as a partner in its Houston office.
RidgeWorth Investments has hired Robert Zakem as Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel, and Joseph O'Donnell as Chief Compliance Officer for RidgeWorth Funds.
The Dodd-Frank Act, target-date funds, and the evolving role of a fiduciary were some of the topics Frederick Reish and Robert Kaplan touched on at the ASPPA 401(k) Summit this week.
There are some changes afoot at one of the nation’s premier ERISA legal firms.
With Washington causing quite a stir in proposing changes to the definition of fiduciary, the Virtual PLANADVISER National Conference brought together experts to discuss the realities of such a proposal.
John J. Sohn has been named a partner of The Wagner Law Group, effective January 1.
Relying on U.S. Supreme Court precedents, a federal appellate court has affirmed the award of benefits and attorneys’ fees to a long-term disability plan participant.