June 12, 2017

PSNC 2017: Learning From Litigation

It is not always possible, even for the most carefully run retirement plans, to avoid getting dragged into ERISA litigation, and so having a clear response plan in place is essential.

June 12, 2017

PSNC 2017: An Inside View of the DOL

The Department of Labor is still looking for ways to streamline and improve its new fiduciary rule, even though most provisions are now in effect.

June 08, 2017

PSNC 2017: Washington Update

Top ERISA attorneys give their best predictions about how tax reform, open MEPs, fiduciary rulemaking and other regulatory and legislative matters will evolve under Republican leadership.

May 31, 2017

Self-Dealing Suit Against Wells Fargo Dismissed

A U.S. District Court Judge agreed with Wells Fargo that allegations that the bank breached its fiduciary duty by continuing to invest in its own TDFs when better-performing funds were available at a lower cost are insufficient to plausibly allege a breach of fiduciary duty.

May 30, 2017

United of Omaha Faces Lawsuit Over GICs

The lawsuit charges that the crediting rate United of Omaha set for guaranteed investment contracts allowed it to receive excessive compensation.