The proposed class of plaintiffs alleges Citgo is using mortality assumptions that are at least 50 years out of date while converting from a pension plan’s standard annuity benefit to alternative options.
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Ascensus CEO David Musto says the goal of the deal is not for his firm to radically shift its strategy or change its approach to doing business; instead, the transaction is about scale, resources and knowledge-sharing.
The deal adds to 2021’s record-setting pace for adviser industry mergers and acquisitions, while underscoring the emerging competitive pressures facing even sizable independent firms.
Retirement plan balances have never been higher, fresh data from the Investment Company Institute shows, yet many millions of Americans are unable to participate in the growth.
Nominations for the 2021 PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Adviser of the Year awards may be made by plan sponsor clients, employers, brokers/dealers of eligible advisers, as well as from working partners of these advisers.
With two more years left in what will be his final term in the U.S. Senate, the question now becomes whether Rob Portman can help secure another round of retirement reforms.
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The defense has prevailed on technical grounds in a lawsuit that argues plan sponsors should be required to use fresh mortality and interest rate assumptions when converting between the standard and alternative forms of annuities to be paid out by a pension plan.
Sponsors are beginning to be willing to adapt their plans to accommodate retirees' lifetime income needs.
Liability-driven investing is growing more important as pension plans broadly move into a phase where they are not growing but instead need to be focused on meeting their benefit obligations.
The increasing prevalence of automatic enrollment and solutions making 401(k) plan assets more easily portable are two reasons why DC plan outcomes can compete with DB plan results.