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Third Defined Benefit “Relief” Law Less Charming to Plan Sponsors



With the third major pension funding relief law passed in just over three years, defined benefit (DB) plans seemingly occupy a charmed position on the legislative docket. Plan sponsors investigating the details of the latest relief bill, however, may find it somewhat less charming than its…

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Proposed DOL Fiduciary Regulation May Lead to Unintended Roadblocks for 403(b)s



What’s all the fuss about surrounding the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) proposed fiduciary regulation?  After all, the DOL and proponents of the regulations say that it’s simply about having the financial services industry act in the best interest of plans and individuals. In reality,…

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