Tag: Fiduciary

2019 Could Be Banner Year for ESG in ERISA Plans

Plan sponsors voice concern about a lack of uniform ESG data reporting and lingering regulatory uncertainty—but more and more continue to embrace the use of environmental, social and governance investing programs.

Assessing Courts’ ERISA Decisions in 2018

Some 83,000 lawsuits have been filed under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) in federal district court since 2009, according to Lex Machina, a LexisNexis company; fewer than...

More Diverse ERISA Litigation Expected in 2019

Reflecting on lessons learned this year, Jamie Fleckner, partner at Goodwin Procter, says cases still are growing more diverse in their claims and outcomes relative to earlier waves of retirement plan litigation.