Tag: open MEPs

How Advisers Serving MEPs and PEPs Can Be Conflicted

The most obvious potential conflict of interest for advisers setting up or serving pooled employer plans is if their practice is affiliated with the investments being selected—but there are other potential pitfalls to acknowledge.

Pooled Strength

PEPs should be a boon to small employers—how advisers, too, can gain from these plans.

Aon and ABC: It’s Time to Improve Retirement Outcomes, Now

We urge Congress to enact the SECURE Act now. Such action will be transformational for the retirement ecosystem, helping to secure the financial future for American workers at employers of all sizes and across all sectors.

Association Retirement Plans Expected to Expand Quickly

While falling short of the open multiple employer plan expansion industry advocates are calling for, the DOL’s expansion of “association retirement plans” could be a significant step toward improving retirement readiness in the U.S. work force.

Legislative and Judicial Actions

FINRA Share-Class Sweep Highlights Importance of CooperationThe Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced the final results of its mutual fund waiver initiative—the agency’s aggressive multiyear effort to ensure member...

The Future Open-MEP Market

There are two potential pathways for the broad adoption of open multiple employer plans by small businesses, one driven by advisers and the other by recordkeepers.