New Hire Roundup: Morningstar Names HelloWallet Founder Head of Innovation
Meanwhile, Merrill adds a former UBS team in Texas.
Make the DOL Fiduciary Headlines Work for Your Retirement Practice
Advisors can use the current media focus on fiduciary standards and retirement planning to fuel their growth.
King vs. Burwell: 5 Patches for PPACA if Court Cuts Subsidies
If the Supreme Court kills federal exchange subsidies, what happens on July 1?
Supreme Court Hints at New Monitoring Rules for 401(k) Plans
U.S. Supreme Court justices suggested they will require 401(k) plans to periodically monitor the investment options they offer.
Flood of 401(k) Suits Expected if Tibble Prevails in Supreme Court
Oral arguments begin Tuesday in the first 401(k) excessive-fee case that the high court has agreed to hear.
Lockheed to Pay $62 Million to End Worker Pension Lawsuit
Employees and retirees say the defense firm charged them “unreasonable and excessive” fees on retirement plans.
Enhancing Creditor Protection of IRA Funds
Despite a recent Supreme Court ruling to the contrary, inherited IRAs may be vulnerable to bankruptcy creditors. Here's a strategy for stronger protection.
ERISA’s Midlife Crisis
On ERISA's 40th birthday, a growing chorus of voices say the landmark retirement income security law needs an overhaul.
Bank of America Settlement Ends Mortgage Crisis Lawsuits? Not So Fast
Following a Supreme Court directive, a federal appeals court ruled a lawsuit on behalf of several credit unions over mortgage-backed securities could proceed.
Whistleblowers Abroad Not Protected Under Dodd-Frank, Court Rules
A federal appeals court dismissed a case brought by a whistleblower in China, saying Dodd-Frank's anti-retaliation rules didn't apply overseas.