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ERISA 10.24.2020

401(k) Class Action Suits on The Rise: Protect Yourself and Your Plan

Benefits lawyers are currently experiencing a flood of lawsuits related to 401(k) plans. Plan sponsors need to closely follow ERISA regulations and ensure protection for retirement plans—and themselves. Challenging 401(k) Plan Fees An analysis by…
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401(k) Class Action Suits on The Rise: Protect Yourself and Your Plan
ERISA 07.17.2020

Recent Updates in ERISA Plan Investment Regulation

The Labor Department has launched new guidance on private equity in 401(k) plan designated investment choices and a suggested regulation on social, environmental and governance investing. The proposed rule, titled Financial Factors in Selecting Plan…
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Recent Updates in ERISA Plan Investment Regulation
ERISA 07.09.2020

DOL Releases New Fiduciary Rule

The Labor Department has revealed its long-awaited fiduciary rule, along with some novel implications for record-keepers, rollover and Pooled Employer Plans advice. Titled “Improving Investment Advice for Workers & Retirees“, the proposal offers a new…
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DOL Releases New Fiduciary Rule
ERISA 06.24.2020

DOL Proposal Fortifies Fiduciary Role in ESG Investing

According to a new proposed rule from the Labor Department, ERISA plan fiduciaries are not allowed to invest in ESG vehicles that take on more risk and sacrifice investment returns. The rule, published Tuesday night,…
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DOL Proposal Fortifies Fiduciary Role in ESG Investing
ERISA 06.11.2020

ARA Provides Guidance on PEP & PPP Issues

The American Retirement Association, or ARA, offered the Department of Labor a series of recommendations involving potential service arrangements and proposed fee arrangements, as well as what the covered transactions may be under the possible…
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ARA Provides Guidance on PEP & PPP Issues
ERISA 06.05.2020

DOL Approves Private Equity in TDFs

The Department of Labor has given the green light to private equity investments in professionally handled funds within 401(k)s. In a detailed Information Letter, the head of Division of Fiduciary Interpretations at the Employee Benefit…
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DOL Approves Private Equity in TDFs
ERISA 06.01.2020

3 Things You Need to Know About E-Delivery

With the devastating pandemic currently transpiring, it’s understandable if you have not kept up with the Labor Department’s final say on default electronic disclosure. Launched on May 21st, this rule includes new modifications in response…
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3 Things You Need to Know About E-Delivery
ERISA 05.22.2020

Eleventh Circuit Releases Long-Awaited Decision on ERISA Sanctions

The Eleventh Circuit just confirmed their outlook on the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, or ERISA. The new decision in Williamson v. Travelport, LP 953 F. 3d 1278 (11th Cir. 2020), illuminated the latitude…
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Eleventh Circuit Releases Long-Awaited Decision on ERISA Sanctions
ERISA 05.19.2020

DOL Relaxes Deadlines for ERISA-Governed Group Health Plans

In step with the U.S. Department of Treasury and the IRS, the U.S. Department of Labor published deadline leeway and direction for ERISA-related group health and welfare plans regulated by the Employee Retirement Income Security…
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DOL Relaxes Deadlines for ERISA-Governed Group Health Plans