Tag: Fiduciary adviser

DoL: No 404(c) Safe Harbor in Fiduciary Breach Case

Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis has warned a federal appellate court that protections for plan participants could be harmed if it does not overturn a lower court ruling giving a directed trustee safe harbor protection against wrongdoing allegations.

IMHO: “Access” Points

On Friday, the Department of Labor, as part of the White House’s Middle Class Task Force, formally unveiled a couple of initiatives.

White House Unveils Retirement Initiatives

The Obama Administration on Monday released retirement initiatives, including establishing automatic individual retirement accounts (IRAs), simplifying and expanding the Saver's Credit, and updating 401(k) regulations to increase transparency.

EBSA Further Delays Investment Advice Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) announced Monday that it is giving itself until May 17, 2010, to develop a new version of its final investment advice rule.

IMHO: A SunAmerica Opinion

I am admittedly something of a pension (and regulatory) geek, but when the SunAmerica Opinion was published (December 2001), it was clear that something big had just happened. 

 

IMHO: Under New Management

Sitting in the audience at the ASPPA/DoL Speaks conference last week, I was reminded just how disruptive it can be to have a new boss.