The Phillips 66 retirement plan committee has been sued for allowing ConocoPhillips stock funds to be included in the plan's investment lineup.
The definition of the “fiduciary duty” has dominated headlines and discussions for years in the retirement plan industry—and for good reason—but among plan sponsors, the topic remains poorly understood.
In collaboration with Mesirow Financial Investment Management, Inc., OneAmerica announced the debut of 3(38) Flex.
If appointed, the current member of the Senate Finance Committee could have a major impact on any changes made to the fiduciary rule.
Under the evolving fiduciary landscape, how can an adviser protect the business while offering effective advice to clients?
In a world of heightened fiduciary scrutiny, plan sponsors need to pay close attention to the language of fiduciary insurance policies.
Certain policy changes and the right support for plan sponsors could make it easier for plans and participants to embrace lifetime income solutions.
An open letter penned by the Consumer Federation of America warns that some players in the investing industry may be sending false signals as to the impact of the widespread shift toward fee-based accounts.
Broker/dealers (B/Ds) can address new regulatory pressures, and new competition, by enhancing their value proposition and embracing technology, a report by Cerulli suggests.
Although the court dismissed claims regarding risky investments in TDFs and participant fee disclosure failures, Verizon still faces a charge regarding an underperforming investment.
Participants in GE's 401(k) plan allege the company retained proprietary investments in the plan, even when they were imprudent, in order to earn revenue.
The upgraded fee checker tool by America’s Best 401k allows participants to lookup plans by business name to compare fees.
A participant says a plan with more than $157 million in assets has the bargaining power to negotiate lower fees for administration and plan investments.
The program’s open-architecture design offers access to hundreds of best-in-class mutual fund families.
A participant accuses the firm of failing to prudently monitor and assess investment options for the plan.
The firm will provide 3(21) and 3(28) services through a tech-focused solution.
A review of fiduciary governance and the liability insurance policy can help 403(b) plan sponsors steer clear of the litigation whirlwind hampering the industry today.
When asked how they would like to receive advice, respondents reported preferences for receiving advice as often as they have questions and through channels like email and 1:1 sessions, according to a new study by Betterment.
In an ever-evolving fiduciary landscape, the tool aims to identify in real time issues that may put plan advisers at risk, such as the availability of lower-cost share classes.
The Department of Labor and the White House have seemingly agreed to extend the applicability date of the full fiduciary rule and its accompanying exemptions by another year.