Congressmen Aim to Block Obama-Era Retirement Rules
Two Republican congressmen have introduced resolutions to block an Obama administration regulation that allowed state-administered IRA plans to avoid ERISA coverage.
Labor Pick Puzder’s Nomination Hearing Set for Feb. 16
Acting Labor Secretary Hugler likely will soon act to postpone the fiduciary rule’s April 10 compliance date, says Wagner attorney Tom Clark.
DOL Wins Fiduciary Rule Case in Texas
Congress "gave the DOL broad discretion" to protect retirement investors, the decision says.
4 Alternative Funds Win Medalist Rating: Morningstar
The research firm says these Bronze funds have “specialized expertise” guiding their powerful strategies.
Sen. Warren: Fiduciary Rule Delay Would Hurt Financial Services Firms
Delay would be “a slap in the face” to financial services companies that have already invested in compliance, Warren tells acting DOL Secretary Edward Hugler.
TDFs’ Underlying Funds May Not Meet Plan Sponsors’ IPS Standards
Janus finds some plan sponsors aren't vetting the underlying funds in TDFs closely enough.
Are Your Self-Employed Clients Preparing for Retirement?
Setting your own hours means setting up your own retirement, something many workers aren’t doing, according to a new study.
Trump to Direct DOL to Delay Fiduciary Rule: Sources
The order is expected to come this week. Meanwhile, Andrew Puzder's confirmation hearing has been pushed back again.
Global Pension Assets Rose to $36.4T in 2016
“Pension funds worldwide made some progress against their headwinds in 2016,” Roger Urwin of Willis Towers Watson said.
DOL Tries to Clarify QDIA Regs on Annuities in TDFs
TDFs that feature annuities may be used as QDIAs in 401(k) plans, according to a Labor Department information letter.