How to Curb Pension Risks
Leading pension consultants recommend that employers should use a “glide path” investment strategy.
Paid FICA Taxes on Severance Pay? Claim a Refund Now
For many companies that paid such taxes, looming statutes of limitation mean there’s no time to waste following a court decision that may result in a refund.
Giant Gift for Pension-Plan Sponsors
A new law that allows employers to use more stable projected interest rates when calculating pension-funding levels may save them millions of dollars.
Court Decision on Health Care to Trigger Compliance Frenzy
No more waiting on the sidelines. It’s time to get ready to implement upcoming provisions of the Affordable Care Act and assess the financial fallout.
When Is a Group Not a Group?
The Labor Department issues important guidance on what constitutes a valid multiple-employer 401(k) plan.
Time’s Up on 401(k) Fee-Disclosure Compliance
With the new regulations set to take effect on July 1, new potential breaches of fiduciary duty are looming.
Company Hit for $35 Million in 401(k) Fee Case
Among other breaches of fiduciary duty, ABB Inc. failed to monitor recordkeeping fees and revenue-sharing payments to its retirement plan's trust company.
DoL Gets Tough on Retirement-Plan Enforcement
New rules will soon be proposed to provide stronger protections against fiduciary negligence, and plan sponsors should aim to divert some obligations to plan providers.
New Rules Wreak Havoc for Retirement-Plan Sponsors
Come July, newly required disclosures by plan service providers could translate to headaches for CFOs.
DOL Makes Nice on ‘Investment Advice’
Plan sponsors and committees can now help plan participants allocate their retirement funds.
Supremes Fired Up over Health-Care Case
The high court sets aside an unusually large block of time for oral arguments; companies are advised to hold off on implementing provisions slated to take effect in a few years.