A Year of Legislative and Regulatory Insight

“Saxon Angle” from PLANSPONSOR magazine touches on timely issues of the day. 

Few know the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) as well as ERISA attorneys; at PLANSPONSOR, we’re lucky to rely on some of the best in the business for insight and analysis including Stephen Saxon, a partner with Groom Law Group, Chartered, in Washington, D.C. and George Sepsakos a Principal with the firm, among others experts who we will cover in a separate article. This team offers a Washington insider’s view on the legislative and regulatory changes affecting plan sponsors.

The feedback we receive from readers tells us that their very thoughtful and timely opinion articles about a variety of pressing industry issues gives them good industry perspective. Collected below are the “Saxon Angle” articles from 2018.

Handling Abandoned Plans
The QTA program is in dire need of amendment. Read more. 

NYU Claims a Victory
Trial alleging imprudence ends for the school. Read more. 

The Final Chapter
The 5th Circuit officially vacates the fiduciary rule. Read more. 

New ESG Guidance
The Department of Labor (DOL) continues ping pong on social investment issues. Read more. 

Lost and Not Found
The ongoing dilemma as to missing participants. Read more. 

DOL Investigations
Knowing the process can lessen sponsors’ concerns. Read more.