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Cyber for Plan Sponsors 05.24.2022

401k Auto Portability Benefits Everyone

  Making it easier for employees to bring their retirement savings along when they shift jobs obviously benefits them. Because it reduces the fiduciary risks associated with missing participants and auto cash-outs, facilitating portability also…
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401k Auto Portability Benefits Everyone
ERISA 05.24.2022

Head’s Up: Amended ERISA Legislation?

  As part of its intense focus on retirement security, Congress is considering new two-pronged legislation. If it passes, retirement industry experts anticipate that plan sponsors might face more trips to court stemming from fiduciary…
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Head’s Up: Amended ERISA Legislation?
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 05.16.2022

Retirement Plans: Notice Failure?

  Among the many requirements for 401(k) plans are the timely dissemination of a variety of standard notices to participants. ERISA experts remind us that adhering to notice requirements is critical: failure leaves participants without…
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Retirement Plans: Notice Failure?
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 05.16.2022

A Rising Priority: Benefits!

Together, small businesses are the largest employer in the country—and they are increasingly prioritizing worker well being. For example, according to new research, one in four are responding to the disruption of the pandemic by…
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A Rising Priority: Benefits!
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 03.17.2022

Unauthorized Access: Data Protection

  Experts provide advice on the essentials of preventing unauthorized access to data for criminal use. Read on to understand what is included in a comprehensive cybersecurity plan and how every business can affordably secure…
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Unauthorized Access: Data Protection
ERISA 03.17.2022

Now What?

  Winning lawsuits against 401k plans have established precedents that are fueling more claims. Industry experts urge plan sponsors to examine the underlying basis of most of the claims. Doing so offers a roadmap for…
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Now What?
ERISA 03.15.2022

Get It Right: Fiduciary Duties

  ERISA law holds fiduciaries to high standards, which are actively enforced by the Department of Labor (DOL). Increase your awareness about what that means on a day to day basis as a plan sponsor…
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Get It Right: Fiduciary Duties
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 03.08.2022

What Exactly Is Cybersecurity?

  We all have the general sense that cybercrime is a threat to our money, identities and businesses but, for the most part, we cross our fingers and hope it won’t interfere with our to…
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What Exactly Is Cybersecurity?
ERISA 03.08.2022

Subpoena: Cybersecurity Records Please

  That’s what retirement plans are receiving from the Department of Labor (DOL). Given the stepped up expectations on cybersecurity over the past year, scrutiny of policies and practices is becoming part of the investigation…
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Subpoena: Cybersecurity Records Please