Posts Tagged ‘fiduciaries’

Fiduciary Rule cancelled, subject to further appeal by DOL

For several years now, many in the retirement plan industry have been talking about the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new regulations and rules collectively referred to as the “Fiduciary Rule,” which significantly expanded the population of persons considered to be fiduciaries and, therefore, subject to regulation under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).…

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401(k) Compliance and Enforcement Update

Brandon P. Long Judy Burdg Melissa J. Cottle Within the past year, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor have issued new guidance impacting 401(k) retirement plans. At the same time, new lawsuits have been filed against plan fiduciaries. The list of rules that plan administrators must keep track of is longer…

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EmployerLINC 2012 seminars draw hundreds of employers and HR pros

A week after nearly 200 executives, managers and human resources professionals attended McAfee & Taft’s EmployerLINC 2012 in Tulsa, hundreds more gathered at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City this morning for this annual employment law and employee benefits seminar. In all, 800 people registered for the two events, drawing from not only Oklahoma, but also…

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