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ERISA 07.29.2020

Arkansas Teacher Pension Sues Allianz Global Investors for Fiduciary Breaches

The Arkansas Teacher Retirement System, or ATRS, has filed a lawsuit against Allianz Global Investors to restore over $774 million in losses allegedly suffered due to negligence, fiduciary and contractual breaches of duty. The suit…
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Arkansas Teacher Pension Sues Allianz Global Investors for Fiduciary Breaches
ERISA 07.27.2020

Does ERISA Apply to Me?

If you are a plan fiduciary, you must be fluent in ERISA compliance. If you are not, this is the perfect time to understand what ERISA is and how you can become compliant! What exactly is…
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Does ERISA Apply to Me?
ERISA 07.27.2020

Koch Industries Hit with Excessive Fee Lawsuit

Koch Industries is now charged with excessive recordkeeping fees by current and former plan participants in the Georgia-Pacific Hourly Plan. The lawsuit against Koch Industries, Koch Business Solutions, and the Koch Benefits Administrative Committee alleges…
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Koch Industries Hit with Excessive Fee Lawsuit
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 07.14.2020

Is Personal Information of Plan Participants An ERISA Plan Asset?

Retirement plan sponsors are beginning to see more claims involving the alleged wrongful use of personal information belonging to retirement plan participants claimed to be “plan assets”. The specifics of these allegations is that employers…
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Is Personal Information of Plan Participants An ERISA Plan Asset?
ERISA 07.14.2020

House Passes PPP Deadline Extension

On July 1st, the House of Representatives gave their stamp of approval to the Senate-backed legislation to prolong the deadline for small businesses impacted by the pandemic to apply for loans under the Paycheck Protection…
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House Passes PPP Deadline Extension
ERISA 07.09.2020

How to Effectively Handle DB Plans Through Covid-19

Defined Benefit, or DB plan sponsors were immensely impacted when the market was pummeled by the COVID-19 crisis. It is predicted that the volatility of the marketplace will maintain for a while. As such, plan…
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How to Effectively Handle DB Plans Through Covid-19
ERISA 07.09.2020

Average 401(k) Soars Through 2020

We could all use some good news, especially during this difficult, uncomfortable time. According to the estimates from the Employee Benefit Research Institution, in what is being called the best quarterly market in decades, the…
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Average 401(k) Soars Through 2020
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