Fiduciary Governance

Fiduciary Governance

By John Iekel 9/17/2018 • 0 Comments

The ASPPA webcast “Didn’t See THAT Coming: Seven Industry Trends Will Shape the Future” focused on major factors that will affect the retirement industry for years to come. READ MORE

By John Iekel 9/13/2018 • 0 Comments

The PBGC is issuing rules to implement its authority to facilitate mergers and transfers between multiemployer pension plans, the agency announced on Sept. 13. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams 9/4/2018 • 0 Comments

President Trump’s Executive Order has three specific directives – and some specific timetables for action on those directives. READ MORE

By John Iekel 8/29/2018 • 0 Comments

A recent column suggests some best practices for finding missing participants. READ MORE

By John Iekel 8/28/2018 • 0 Comments

A recent blog post makes suggestions regarding how to monitor and exercise active involvement in how plan funds are managed, even if functions investment committees commonly perform have been delegated or outsourced. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams 8/21/2018 • 0 Comments

Scottrade’s attempt to make a federal case of an administrative proceeding filed by Massachusetts alleging violations of internal policies adopted in anticipation of the DOL’s fiduciary rule has been rebuffed by a federal judge. READ MORE

By John Iekel 8/20/2018 • 0 Comments

Being a fiduciary is serious business. And complex. But a recent blog entry boils it down to seven common sense rules for a fiduciary to keep in mind. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams8/17/2018 • 0 Comments

We now know the terms of an excessive fee lawsuit settlement reported a month ago. READ MORE

By John Iekel 8/15/2018 • 0 Comments

The IRS has made available revised versions of a number of forms used for its Voluntary Correction Program (VCP). READ MORE

By Nevin Adams8/13/2018 • 0 Comments

The judge in a recent excessive fee case decision had a lot to say – about the plan committee members – and the expert witnesses called to testify. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff8/7/2018 • 0 Comments

The American Retirement Association in an Aug. 7 letter to EBSA head Preston Rutledge requested clarity on rollover recommendations in the wake of the 5th Circuit's ruling invalidating the fiduciary rule. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout8/3/2018 • 0 Comments

The American Retirement Association has weighed in on the SEC’s Regulation Best Interest proposal. READ MORE

By John Iekel 7/27/2018 • 0 Comments

Individuals’ financial information is so valuable that identity thieves will do just about anything to steal it, including gaining entry into retirement plan records that aren’t properly protected. But you can act to prevent a break-in. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout7/27/2018 • 0 Comments

Securities and Exchange Commissioner Hester Peirce on July 24 argued that the proposed Regulation Best Interest would set clear standards, even though the word “fiduciary” is not directly incorporated in the proposal. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff7/27/2018 • 0 Comments

An unspecified number of participants in plans recordkept by Vanguard were told their loans had been processed. But they hadn’t. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams 7/9/2018 • 0 Comments

If you thought all the fiduciary rule litigation was over, think again: Turns out that litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota is still, well — pending. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams 7/6/2018 • 0 Comments

As we celebrate the Declaration that marks the birth of this nation, it seems a good time to reflect on some lessons from that experience that hold true even today — and that apply to retirement plans and their administration. READ MORE

By John Iekel 6/25/2018 • 0 Comments

Missing participants and what to do about them were the grist for a recent expert panel discussion. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams6/21/2018 • 0 Comments

After weeks of anticipation, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals finally issued its mandate vacating the DOL fiduciary rule on June 21. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout6/20/2018 • 0 Comments

Times have been good lately for investors, with proof not only in strong market returns but also solid investor returns, according to Morningstar’s 2018 “Mind the Gap” study. READ MORE

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