Tag: DOL

Court Supports Waiver of ERISA Statute of Limitations

The 11th Circuit ultimately ruled that it is common sense to conclude that since a litigant can renounce his most basic freedoms under the United States Constitution, he is able to waive the protection of ERISA’s statute of repose.

Providers Remain Uncertain Amid Tense Legislative Session

The list of regulatory and legislative challenges affecting employers and their retirement plan consultants can seem endless, and when linked to the increasing litigation from the plaintiffs’ bar, it can seem impossible to reach a point of certainty.

DOL Fiduciary Rule FAQ Further Clarifies Compliance Demands

In general, if a covered service provider will continue after the fiduciary rule to provide services only in a non-fiduciary capacity, or has already effectively disclosed investment advice fiduciary status, no additional disclosure would be required under the 408b(2) regulation.