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My day at the Supreme Court

Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Intel Corp. Investment Policy Comm. v. Sulyma. PRC had filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the case, and I was excited to get to be there in person.

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Prospects for electronic delivery sparking enthusiasm for more

The plan sponsor and record-keeper communities are thrilled with a new Department of Labor proposal that would permit default electronic delivery of retirement plan disclosures and would like to see it expanded further.

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Comments to the Department of Labor on proposed rule for default electronic disclosure (November 22, 2019)

The Pension Rights Center submitted comments to the Department of Labor on proposed rule RIN 1210-AB90: Default Electronic Disclosure by Employee Pension Benefit Plans under ERISA. Read the full comments here. 

 

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Pension Rights Center Cries Foul Over DOL Electronic Disclosure Plan

The Pension Rights Center is urging the Labor Department to withdraw its proposed electronic disclosure rule, saying the plan makes it harder for workers to get the information they need to prepare for retirement and monitor their pension and 401(k) plans.

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Consumer advocacy group asks Labor Department to withdraw proposal that would curtail employees’ receipt of important retirement plan information

November 20— The Pension Rights Center, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, charges that a new proposed Labor Department regulation would undermine the rights of workers and retirees to receive critical retirement information.

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Labor Department proposes to send you down a rabbit hole to find your retirement information

The Department of Labor, the agency charged with protecting workers’ and retirees’ retirement rights, wants to adopt a new rule that would make it harder for you to get the information you need to plan for your retirement and watchdog your pension or 401(k) plan. More...

Intel Corp. Investment Policy Committee v. Sulyma to shape ERISA fiduciary lawsuits

Washington, DC -- On December 4, the US Supreme Court will hear arguments in an ERISA lawsuit that may have lasting implications for the ability of plan participants to sue over mismanagement of retirement funds.

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Falling interest rates wreak havoc in US pension system

Expert insights, analysis and smart data help you cut through the noise to spot trends, risks and opportunities

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Legislation proposes new PBGC funding source from QPAM fees

Legislation aimed at giving the PBGC more money for distressed multiemployer pension funds by imposing fees on asset managers that want to keep managing retirement plan assets following criminal convictions was introduced Monday by Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.

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As GE freezes pensions, observers say employees should consider finances carefully

John Phelps gives General Electric's current CEO, Larry Culp, the benefit of the doubt. Phelps, a GE retiree who has tangled with management over changes to the company's retiree health plans, isn't surprised Culp has lately focused his cost-cutting efforts on the company's pension plan

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