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June 18, 2012
Practitioners encouraged the Department of Labor June 14 to
adopt a safe harbor standard that offers liability protection to plan
fiduciaries with respect to beneficiary determinations. Witnesses...
June 15, 2012
Witnesses urged the Department of Labor June 13 to
facilitate the use of annuities as lifetime income options at an ERISA Advisory
Council meeting on examining income replacement for retirees...
June 14, 2012
Witnesses pushed for defined contribution plans to
incorporate qualified disability benefits June 12 at an ERISA Advisory Council
meeting on the interaction between disability and security in...
Church Plan Challengers Win 3rd Victory; Magistrate Agrees With Majority Position
Moench-ing on a Bunch of Presumptions - What's Left After Fifth Third v. Dudenhoeffer?
Treasury, IRS Modify Tax Code Rules To Expand Access to Retirement Annuities
Senate Sets Sight on Retiree Benefit Vesting; ERISA Amendments Create New Presumption
High Court Kills Presumption of Prudence, Gives Some Hope to ESOP Fiduciaries