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This case was filed against NYU Langone Hospitals, NYU Langone Health Systems, the retirement plan committee, and several named defendants.
In a world of heightened fiduciary scrutiny, plan sponsors need to pay close attention to the language of fiduciary insurance policies.
Last year, The SPARK Institute formed a Data Security Oversight Board (DSOB), comprised of both recordkeepers and members of the plan adviser community.
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 case had challenged multiple recordkeepers, multiple investment options and the use of retail share class funds.
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.
Both parties together filed some 1,000 pages of paperwork, which the court declined to consider in denying the employer's motion to dismiss, in which it argued its plan administration practices fit within established norms.
The lawsuit alleges that Voya charged the plan “an unreasonable asset-based fee of between 0.67% and 1.86% of the net assets invested in the various mutual funds offered as investment options.”
Retirement plan advisers work closely with recordkeepers and third-party administrators, and as in the recordkeeping market, there are significant and persistent pressures reshaping the TPA landscape.
The new solution aims to help advisers provide smaller plans with a “big plan experience.”
A new study by the ICI finds that few DC plan participants stopped contributing to their plans in Q1 2017, and the rate of asset-allocation changes remained low.
The case is a consolidation of two lawsuits alleging BB&T breached ERISA by favoring its own proprietary investment options and recordkeeping services in its retirement plans at the expense of performance.
A federal district court judge only moved forward certain claims of breaches of fiduciary duty of prudence under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
J.P. Morgan researchers offer an advanced look at a case study analysis suggesting a new approach to conducting adviser-supported recordkeeping RFPs.
The median recordkeeper, trust and custody fee per participant is $59.
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