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Sep 2019

Compliance Alert: The Hardship Regulations are Final

On Thursday, September 19th, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) finalized the hardship regulations that were previously issued in proposed form on November 9, 2018. While finalized regulations often differ from proposed regulations, due to the IRS considering written comments, these final regulation…

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Aug 2019

403(b) Retirement Plan Fee Litigation: An Update

With numerous universities and healthcare systems sued over retirement plan fees and breach of fiduciary responsibility since 2016, fee litigation has become an important topic for retirement plan sponsors.

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May 2019

Interest Rates: Lower for Longer

Following a seven year period of no interest rate hikes coming out of the 2008 recession, the Fed has been slowly and steadily raising rates since 2015. We explore why interest rates may remain low, or potentially go lower, in the near future.

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Mar 2019

403(b) Retirement Plan Fee Litigation: An Update

More than 20 private universities and five healthcare systems have been sued over retirement plan fees since 2016, making fee litigation an important topic for retirement plan sponsors. We review the common claims of the suits and provide an update on the status of each.

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