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Feb 2021

403(b) Retirement Plan Fee Litigation: February 2021 Update

As the pandemic wears on, existing 403(b) retirement plan fee litigation has seen a decline in activity. Nevertheless, there have been a some significant updates. We share a recap of the recent litigation activity in this month's article.

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Jan 2021

2021 403(b) Retirement Plan Compliance Calendar

The 2021 Retirement Plan Compliance Calendar highlights critical compliance deadlines for defined contribution retirement plans. While all major dates are included, some may only apply to particular plan types (and are noted accordingly) and there may be additional deadlines for specific plans that …

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27

Jan 2021

DOL Tips to Address Missing Participants

Missing participants have long been the scourge of retirement plan sponsors. The recent DOL guidance expanded on enforcement to include action steps on how plan sponsors can avoid or overcome the challenge of missing participants. We explore.

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Jan 2021

2021 401(k) ERISA Retirement Plan Compliance Calendar

The 2021 Retirement Plan Compliance Calendar highlights critical compliance deadlines for defined contribution retirement plans. While all major dates are included, some may only apply to particular plan types (and are noted accordingly) and there may be additional deadlines for specific plans that …

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Dec 2020

Retirement Plan Trends to Watch in 2021

With the holiday season upon us and the New Year fast approaching, it is time to consider what 2021 may bring for retirement plan sponsors. We share some of the trends that we predict will be popular in the New Year.

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23

Nov 2020

The ESG Rule That Wasn't

With the growing interest and recent outperformance of ESG funds, the DOL's proposed rule had many concerned about the future of ESG investments in retirement plans. However, the Final Rule made not one mention of ESG, at all. So, what happened to the DOL's ESG Rule?

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23

Nov 2020

The SECURE Act 2.0: Better Than The Original?

The proposed Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2020 comes on the heels of the landmark SECURE Act. Will this bipartisan-proposed legislation help continue to propel the retirement plan industry forward? And what does it mean for plan sponsors and participants?

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Oct 2020

401(k) Retirement Plan Fee Litigation

The coronavirus pandemic and resulting mandated closures did not slow the volume of 401(k) retirement plan fee litigation during 2020. With more employees at home during a tumultuous year, many individuals had time to spend anxiously watching the volatile markets and ponder their retirement plan per…

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