Tag: Defined benefit

15th Anniversary of RPAY: Stace Hilbrant

The 2012 winner of the PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Adviser of the Year award says more change has happened in the past eight years than occurred immediately after the passage of the landmark ERISA legislation.

UPS Defeats ‘Actuarial Equivalence’ ERISA Challenge

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. 

Art by Mark Wang

Pension Plan Glide Paths Need to Evolve

As funding status improves, it is important for most employers to take pension investment risk off the table and move to liability-driven strategies.

DISRUPTION: Time to Consider an OCIO for DC Plans?

GSAM Head of OCIO Greg Calnon says his firm is increasingly focused on supporting defined contribution plan sponsors; while pension plans are still the majority of clients, the outlook is evolving fast.

When HR and Finance Get Together, DC Plan Results Follow

According to Josh Cohen, a big part of PGIM’s strategy as a DCIO provider is to foster conversations across plan sponsors’ own organizations, “presenting them with a framework for frank and practical discussions between the HR and finance functions.”