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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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28

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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27

Aug 2020

Participant Data: A Retirement Plan Asset?

Is allowing participant retirement plan data to be used for non-plan purposes a breach of fiduciary responsibility? Learn more about the ERISA ambiguity and the steps plan sponsors should be taking now to protect their organization.

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03

Aug 2020

Webinar - Hot Topics for Higher Education Retirement Plan Sponsors

​In the first half of 2020, the global pandemic has created major challenges for colleges and universities. Learn more about the hot topics for higher education retirement plan sponsors and what they mean in terms of plan compliance in our webinar.

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27

May 2020

Secure Act Deep-Dive: Inclusion of Part-Time Employees

Many of the SECURE Act provisions seek to expand retirement plan coverage for Americans. This includes the new requirement for 401(k) plans to permit long-term part-time employees the right to make elective deferrals. While this is a positive step for employees, for retirement plan sponsors, it is l…

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27

May 2020

Custom Target Date Funds: Is Now the Time?

During a time of immense volatlity, how can a custom target date fund help plan sponsors mitigate risk and increase particpant retirement readiness?

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28

Apr 2020

403(b) Retirement Plan Fee Litigation | April 2020 Update

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, retirement plan litigation remains largely uninterrupted. Since our last comprehensive update on the status of 403(b) retirement plan lawsuits, there have been some significant updates: The George Washington University litigation appeal was denied, as was the Northwe…

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