Tag: ERISA

Supreme Court Ruling Addresses ERISA Preemption

A recent decision filed by the U.S. Supreme Court has significant implications in the area of ERISA preemption of state laws and regulations, though the direct impact on retirement plans could be muted.

Is the Tide of ERISA Litigation Turning?

One ERISA attorney who tends to represent plaintiffs says the future might hold fewer cases, thanks to certain key Supreme Court rulings and broad improvements in plan design and governance.
Art by Tim Bower

Are You a QPAM?

The nuances of a qualified professional asset manager’s role.

Has the DOL Found an ESG Middle Ground?

George Michael Gerstein, an ERISA attorney with Stradley Ronon, dissects the DOL’s final rule regarding ESG investing in retirement plans, calling it a compromise that might be here to stay.

OMB Has Received a Final Fiduciary Rule From DOL

The sense of déjà vu associated with the filing of a finalized fiduciary rule by the Department of Labor is palpable, but one ERISA expert says this version could actually stick—for good—despite the pending change in administration.