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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 06.24.2020

Fidelity Investments Reaches Settlement in ERISA Lawsuit

Fidelity Investments just reached a settlement with former plan participants in the firm’s 401(k) plan, who accused plan fiduciaries of violating ERISA laws. Filed on June 18 in U.S. District Court in Boston, the plaintiffs…
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Fidelity Investments Reaches Settlement in ERISA Lawsuit
ERISA 06.17.2020

Excessive Fee Lawsuit Targets RK Fees

In the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, a lawsuit was filed by plaintiff-participants Gregory Stark, William Gaff and Michael Lewin as representatives on behalf of participants in the $2.9 billion Keycorp…
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Excessive Fee Lawsuit Targets RK Fees
ERISA 06.09.2020

Colorado’s Savings Plan Offers Employer Mandate

Colorado is expected to join states across the country in having a state-sponsored retirement savings plan for private sector employees, including a mandate for employers with greater than five workers that do not provide a…
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Colorado’s Savings Plan Offers Employer Mandate
ERISA 06.09.2020

Ohio Bill Legislation Creates Defined Benefit Plans

The Ohio House of Representatives crafted a defined benefit plan for workers of private sector employers. It is the first state proposal using a DB plan instead of a defined contribution plan. Introduced on May…
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Ohio Bill Legislation Creates Defined Benefit Plans
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 05.22.2020

Three Helpful Considerations for Plan Fiduciaries During COVID-19

ERISA fiduciaries are steadily fine-tuning their decision-making processes in the face of the coronavirus epidemic. Any fiduciary decisions executed during this tumorous period may be particularly ripe for dispute by plan participants or regulators. To…
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Three Helpful Considerations for Plan Fiduciaries During COVID-19
ERISA 05.18.2020

How Errors & Omissions Coverage Protects Pension Professionals from Costly Mistakes

It can be difficult for pension professionals to juggle servicing multiple employee benefit plans at once. With Errors and Omissions protection, pension professionals safeguards against covered losses from any actual or alleged negligent act, error, or…
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How Errors & Omissions Coverage Protects Pension Professionals from Costly Mistakes
ERISA 05.06.2020

IRS Answers Common CARES Act Questions

For those who are perplexed about the recent CARES Act legislation, the IRS has some answers for you. The organization laid out 14 common questions and answers to the May 4 Q&As concern Section 2202…
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IRS Answers Common CARES Act Questions