Articles tagged "ERISA"


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Why SIFMA & Co.'s trip to a friendly North Texas court to upend the DOL rule looks more like its Alamo

Little credence is being afforded anti-DOL rule crowd that is trying to flip the script on who is screwing whom

June 6, 2016 — 9:47 PM UTC

Snakes and ladders: What to expect in the unexpectedly triumphant final DOL fiduciary rule

Whether converted or just plain exhausted, the staunchest opponents are standing down to make way for the new rule that will go into effect in 2017

December 18, 2015 — 12:28 AM UTC

401(k) industry howls as DOL lets state governments become DC providers with advantageous exemptions

Multiple employer plans' under states will have economies of scale, fewer rules, while ERISA bars private firms from banding together

December 10, 2015 — 7:00 PM UTC

How exactly Fidelity Investments extracted itself from a legal and HR quagmire and why it'll cost far more than the public $12-million amount

The settlement's small print reveals Fidelity employee may receive additional hundreds of millions of dollars in value over time

August 14, 2014 — 5:01 PM UTC

What I learned at Putnam Investments' analyst meeting from the real Capt. Phillips

The harrowing tale of a man charged with a boat, cargo and human lives helped think about fiduciary care

April 7, 2014 — 5:03 PM UTC

Why I use target date funds for some 401(k) clients in my RIA but with exaggerated scrutiny and care

The set-and-forget products have enormous potential for good but may also be a fiduciary nightmare

March 21, 2014 — 4:29 PM UTC

Fidelity Investments wins huge in the 'biggest 401(k) case in decades' -- but bearing battle scars

Boston 401(k) giant is able to reverse prior judgement related to fees in landmark Tussey v. ABB

March 20, 2014 — 7:07 AM UTC

How an LPL-owned 401(k) afterthought zoomed from $6.5 billion to $10 billion with help from reps -- and thinking big

The former NRP duo demurred overtures three years ago from wirehouses and big competitors and now counts Qualcomm, Petco and In-N-Out burger as clients

November 7, 2013 — 5:53 PM UTC

DOL credits itself for notable evolution in the 401(k) industry -- not without criticism

The sharks are circling after the Ayres letters caused a furor but one industry leaders says Labor's bureaucrats get a C-minus

September 9, 2013 — 6:38 AM UTC

Legal analysis: Why the Yale 401(k) letters, limits aside, should raise an alarm to plan sponsors

Ayres may not have it all letter perfect but his basic points have a legal basis

August 19, 2013 — 5:27 AM UTC