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January 19th, 2016

The Punishment of the Innocent

Online columnist Michael Barry questions whether defined contribution (DC) plan litigation will discourage innovation in DC plan investing.Read more >

Chasing Plan Design Perfection

Inertia is a term usually reserved for retirement plan participant behavior, but plan sponsors can also drag their heels.Read more >
When funds charge revenue-sharing fees, the playing field becomes lopsided.Read more >

PLANSPONSOR National Conference 2016

After a decade in Chicago, it is time for a new venue. Join us as the PLANSPONSOR National Conference moves to Washington, D.C., for its 2016 conference! As one of the only industry-wide events to bring together plan sponsors, retirement plan advisers and the providers that support plans and participants, we will now bring you even more insight from legislative, legal and policy thought leaders. The agenda will cover current trends and best practices, as well as future thinking about retirement plan design, participant engagement and education, investment options and solutions, and, of course, legislative and regulatory updates. Regardless of your retirement plan position—whether you work on the finance, Treasury or human resource (HR) side of the retirement plan—the 2016 PLANSPONSOR National Conference is right for you, so register now.Read more >

What’s in Year-End Legislation for 403(b)s?

Will any of the 2015 year-end legislation that was passed have an effect on my retirement plan?”Read more >

David Levine and David Powell, with Groom Law Group, and Michael A. Webb, vice president, Retirement Plan Services, Cammack Retirement Group, will field your questions concerning 403(b) plans and regulations. Send them to rmoore@assetinternational.com with Subject: Ask the Experts. Answers may be printed in future (b)lines. This feature is to provide general information only, does not constitute legal advice, and cannot be used or substituted for legal or tax advice.

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