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The Department Of Labor's Fiduciary Rule – An Overview Of The Marketing And Sales Implications For Investment Managers
According to the Investment Company Institute, at the end of the first quarter of 2017, assets in IRAs totaled approximately $8.2 trillion, assets in defined contribution plans totaled approximately $7.3 trillion...
United States
29 Sep 2017
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The Department Of Labor's Fiduciary Rule – Three Issues To Consider If You Advise IRAs
According to the Investment Company Institute, at the end of the first quarter of 2017, assets in IRAs and defined contribution plans totalled $8.2 trillion and $7.3 trillion, respectively.
United States
22 Sep 2017
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DOL Officially Proposes 18-Month Extension Of Fiduciary Rule Exemptions' Transition Period
On Thursday, August 31, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) published its proposal[1] to extend the "Transition Period"[2] for the Best Interest Contract (BIC) Exemption[3] and Principal Transaction Exemption[4]...
United States
11 Sep 2017
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Multiple Employer Plans (MEPs) - An Overview Of Legal, Regulatory And Plan Design Considerations For States
Americans are facing a retirement crisis. The foundation for building a secure retirement—Social Security, employer-provided pensions, and personal savings—has been weakened because ...
United States
7 Sep 2017
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The Department Of Labor's Fiduciary Rule – Three Issues For Retirement Plan Sponsors
The DOL's fiduciary rule re-defines when a party is acting as a "fiduciary" under ERISA as a result of providing investment advice to a retirement plan and has the effect of greatly expanding...
United States
4 Sep 2017
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The Department Of Labor's Fiduciary Rule – Three Issues For Retirement Plan Sponsors
The DOL's fiduciary rule re-defines when a party is acting as a "fiduciary" under ERISA as a result of providing investment advice to a retirement plan and has the effect of greatly expanding the types...
United States
24 Aug 2017
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DOL Proposes 18-Month Extension Of Fiduciary Rule's Transition Period
On August 9, the DOL submitted to the OMB proposed amendments to the Best Interest Contract Exemption and other new and amended prohibited transaction exemptions related to the DOL's rule...
United States
18 Aug 2017
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Saving Private Pension Plans: Reversing Regulations That Hurt Those They Intend to Help
My bookshelves groan with the weight of thousands of pages of laws, regulations, and IRS rulings designed to encourage employers to include their lower-paid workers in their retirement plans and keep the plans from providing management and other high-paid employees with "too much" in benefits.
United States
29 Dec 2011
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The Big Lie: Unfunded State Government Pension and Retiree Health Benefits
When Wile E. Coyote walks off a cliff, he doesn’t fall until he looks down and realizes there’s nothing but air. That cartoon image neatly captures the approach taken by state governments to funding their employee pension and retiree health benefits.
United States
7 Dec 2010
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Thou Shalt Take An Annuity—Or Are Retirees Consenting Adults?
What is it about annuities that causes experts to unanimously agree that just about every retiree should have one, but makes most people reluctant to sign up?
United States
29 Oct 2009
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While You Were Sleeping…PPA, Auto Enrollment, And QDIA
As a Benefits Law Journal exclusive, the following is the federal government's secret notice to plan participants covering the new PPA 401(k) automatic enrollment and qualified default investment alternative rule
United States
26 Mar 2008
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