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Plowing New Fields

Historically, securities lending has not been a
fertile field for litigation, but that changed quickly with
the market disruptions in the fourth quarter of
2008.

War Stories |

War Stories – October 2009

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.
Survey Says |

What Do You Do on the Way to Work?

Over the course of my career, I've had various—and varying—commutes. Those have been everything from long train rides to short drives, and back to longer drives—and there was...
Bells & Whistles |

October 2009

Each month, Bells & Whistles highlights recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest.
(k)Plans |

A Hidden Agenda

Small-plan 401(k) lawsuit targets three providers over allegations of excessive fees and inadequate disclosure
Head of the Class |

Property Tacts

Albert Einstein once said that a person who has never made a mistake never tried anything new. That is an encouraging perspective for those who make a living...
Running the Fund |

Below the Surface

12 things you should know about asset-allocation funds
Case Sensitive |

Second Chances

Steven Harris, Dennis F. Ramos, on Behalf of Themselves and All Others Similarly Situated, v. Amgen, Inc., Frank J. Biondi, Jr.; Jerry D. Choate; Frank C. Herringer; Gilbert...
Just out of Reish |

Directing the Plan

A client recently asked about the fiduciary responsibilities of the board of directors of the sponsor of a 401(k) plan. This column is a summary of my answer.