Despite years of revenue-sharing litigation, no real clarity for plan sponsors
As in many areas of our modern lives, litigation is never very far off a prudent plan sponsor’s radar screen. Not that it dominates day-to-day plan operations, but it certainly flavors the big decisions made and, in my experience, frequently serves to slow or hinder them.
In October, the Department of Labor (DoL) issued a proposal that would, by its reckoning, provide the first update to the definition of an ERISA fiduciary since shortly after the birth of the federal regulation.
Articles that appeared in the UpFront section of the magazine.
We all have them: Those front-line experiences that are inevitable when one deals with the variety—and sensitivity—of issues associated with human beings and critical life events. Sometimes those stories are tragic, sometimes they are bizarre, and sometimes—admit it—they are just plain funny.
Each month, Bells & Whistles highlights recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest. More information on these announcements can be found on www.plansponsor.com. If you have a product announcement that you believe would be of interest to our readers, drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year’s Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plan Buyer’s Guide offers a glimpse into the size and scope of a business that continues to evolve.
By all accounts, the number of defined benefit (DB) plans is not growing. DB providers, however, continue to improve and expand their products and services to meet clients’ long-term obligations.
PLANSPONSOR's 2010 Year in Review Cover Story
It’s all about manager skill for 130/30 offerings
2011 is a good time for employers to start thinking strategically about health reform
DoL widens fiduciary net
On not hating work
Tips for plan sponsor compliance with fee disclosure regs
If you don’t ask, you won’t know
2011 PPACA Plan Amendment Checklist