Administration

ICI: 2006 Fund Fees Lowest in 25 Years

June 20, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In the face of the continuing widespread industry focus on plan fees, a mutual fund industry group contends fund fees were actually at their lowest levels in more than 25 years during 2006.

ICI: 2006 Fund Fees Lowest in 25 Years

June 20, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In the face of the continuing widespread industry focus on plan fees, a mutual fund industry group contends fund fees were actually at their lowest levels in more than 25 years during 2006.

Research Attributes R&D Spending Restraint to SOX

June 19, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A study indicates the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) corporate reform law has slowed risk-taking, finding many companies seek to conserve cash instead of developing new products or services, according to a University of Pittsburgh researcher.

Fender Benders Still Rare in Sioux Falls

June 18, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Residents of Sioux Falls, South Dakota retained their status as the safest drivers in the U.S., according to the third annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report.

Fender Benders Still Rare in Sioux Falls

June 18, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Residents of Sioux Falls, South Dakota retained their status as the safest drivers in the U.S., according to the third annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report.

Investigator Calls for RCMP Pension Review

June 15, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - An investigation into activities at the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) pension and insurance program has culminated in a recommendation for an "immediate and comprehensive" review of the governance structure of the program.

Watson Wyatt to Acquire WisdomNet

June 14, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Consultant Watson Wyatt Worldwide announced its intentions to purchase WisdomNet, a Denver-based firm whose main product is a solution to help businesses with talent management.

Ceridian Gives Second Thought to Acquisition Deal

June 13, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Ceridian Corp., which last month agreed to be bought by private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners and Fidelity National Financial Inc., said on Wednesday it would be prepared to consider other plans to be purchased.

NY Comptroller Unveils Three-Phase Divestment Plan

June 12, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The New York State Comptroller has announced his intentions to drop the state's pension investments in Sudan-linked companies, proclaiming in a statement his confidence that members of the system "do not want the pension fund to support governments that engage in genocide."

NY Comptroller Unveils Three-Phase Divestment Plan

June 12, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The New York State Comptroller has announced his intentions to drop the state's pension investments in Sudan-linked companies, proclaiming in a statement his confidence that members of the system "do not want the pension fund to support governments that engage in genocide."