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Fiduciary duties of trustees, directors, others

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[Guidance Overview] Interesting Angles on the DOL's Fiduciary Rule, Part 95
Fourth Circuit Finds Insurer Not Liable for Employer's Mistake
Defending Against Class Actions: Four Strategies for ERISA Litigation
Recent DOL Settlement Agreements with ESOP Trustees
The Importance of Educating Investment Committees
Anthem 401(k) Investor Ordered to Disclose Facebook Messages
Non-ERISA 403(b) Plans May Be Subject to Proposed SEC Regulation Best Interest
Insurer's Payment of Reduced Benefit Not a Fiduciary Breach
[Guidance Overview] Why Fiduciary Status Still Matters in a Post-Fiduciary Rule World: Broker-Dealer Compensation and Prohibited Transactions
About That SEC Best Interest Rule
It's Official: DOL Fiduciary Rule Is Dead
Minimizing Fiduciary Liability Exposure for 401(k) Plan Sponsors
SEC Best-Interest Proposal Doesn't Affect 401(k) Brokers
Northwestern University Defeats 403(b) Lawsuit
Target Date Fund Benchmarks: Availability and the Selection Process (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] Interesting Angles on the DOL's Fiduciary Rule, Part 94
Fourth Circuit Affirms Denial of Equitable Relief in Conversion from Individual Accounts to Commingled Fund
Fiduciary Implications of Flexible Retirement Income Solutions (PDF)
Fate of the Fiduciary Rule: Appellate Courts Have Spoken, But What Comes Next? (PDF)
Deutsche Scales Back Employees' Claims Ahead of 401(k) Fee Trial
Suit Against Vanderbilt University Amended to Include Use of Participant Data for Marketing
Hurry Up and Kill the DOL Fiduciary Rule Already, Insurance Groups Tell 5th Circuit
ACLI to Fifth Circuit on DOL Fiduciary Rule: 'What Are You Waiting For?'
Are the People Running Your 401(k) Putting Your Interests First?
[Guidance Overview] Interesting Angles on the DOL's Fiduciary Rule, Part 93
Bank of America Wins 401(k) Asset Transfer Appeal
What Plan Sponsors Can Do to Avoid Fiduciary Liability from Common Fee Blunders
How Brokers and Retirement Plan Consultants Differ
Reviewing Your 401(k) Record Keeper Service Agreement
Insurer's Payment of Reduced Benefits Not a Fiduciary Breach
SEC Fiduciary Rule Applies to Workplace Plan Advice
Proposed Legislation Could Allow Small Plans to Duck Fiduciary Responsibility
Is the Suitability Standard Still Suitable?
Fiduciary Responsibility in Healthcare Plans, Part Four
[Opinion] Employee Stock Ownership Plans: Vulnerable to Abuse?
DOL Continues Fiduciary Rule Enforcement Relief, But Confusion Remains
[Guidance Overview] Interesting Angles on the DOL's Fiduciary Rule, Part 92
Edison Executives Beat Latest Challenge to Stock Losses in 401(k)
[Opinion] Bob Veres' Comment Letter to the SEC on Proposed Regulation Best Interest and Broker Standards
Northwestern University Beats 403(b) Excessive Fees Case
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Alleging Mismanaged Retirement Plans by Northwestern University
Separately Managed 401(k) Accounts Pose Risks to Plan Sponsors, But Certain Steps Can Reduce Liability
2018 ERISA Advisory Council Issue Statement: Evaluating Regs and Guidance on ERISA Bonding Requirements and Exploring Reform Considerations (PDF)
Sponsors Tread Lightly with Capital Preservation
[Opinion] Judge Judy and the SEC's Best Interest Proposal
Court Dismisses Claims Regarding Investments in Former Parent Company's Stock
University of Chicago Settles Fee Lawsuit
Social Investing: What the Latest DOL Guidance Means for Plan Fiduciaries
Why 'Fiduciary' Was Left Out of the SEC Proposal
[Guidance Overview] Interesting Angles on the DOL's Fiduciary Rule, Part 91
Fifth Circuit Denies States' Second Attempt to Defend DOL Fiduciary Rule
[Guidance Overview] The Death of the Fiduciary Rule Doesn't Mean That Broker-Dealers Won't Be Fiduciaries
The New Drug Blueprint: What's In It for Employer Plans?
Some Lessons for Corporate 401(k) Plan Sponsors from the Litigation Explosion
Fiduciary Responsibility in Healthcare Plans: Best Practices for Healthcare Plan Management
Court Denies Plan Sponsor's Motion to Dismiss in Participant Lawsuit Over Continued Plan Investment in Mutual Fund with Ownership Interest in Sponsor's Parent Company
Participants Challenge Plan's Decision to Switch to New Aon Hewitt Funds
States Again Ask Fifth Circuit for Review of DOL Rule Overturn
Excessive Fee Suit Targets TIAA Arrangement
Why Plan Sponsors Should Regularly Benchmark Retirement Plan Investments

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