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As Church Plan Debate Hits Next Level, 3rd Cir. Receives Competing Amicus Briefs

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More than two years into a litigation effort challenging the way large hospitals run their pension plans, all eyes are on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, which recently received a flood of amicus briefs arguing both sides of the debate.

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Supreme Court decision should help lower 401(k) fees

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In a decision that should put further downward pressure on 401(k) fees, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that the trustees in charge of such plans have an ongoing duty to monitor plan investments.

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A small victory in the war over pensions

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Religious exemptions to pension guarantees have led to theft, but workers at one New Jersey hospital fought back

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Why Labor Department Gets a Say on IRA Advice

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Individual retirement accounts are a creation of tax law, with rules spelled out by the Internal Revenue Service. Now the Labor Department, which oversees workplace retirement plans, is weighing in—proposing new rules for brokers and others giving advice about retirement savings.

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Groups Debate Effects of Plan Fee Litigation In Competing Supreme Court Amicus Briefs

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The effect of plan fee litigation on workers’ retirement savings has sharply divided various industry groups, which filed competing amicus briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in an upcoming case involving Section 401(k) plan fees (Tibble v. Edison Int’l, U.S., No. 13-550, arguments scheduled 2/24/15).

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High-Court Spotlight Put on 401(k) Plans Supreme Court to hear arguments in case that could have broad implications for the way people save for retirement

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The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday in a case that could have broad implications for the way millions of Americans save for retirement. The court will focus on a narrow issue concerning the statute of limitations in the case, called Tibble v. Edison International.

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Supreme Court to hear 401(k) fee case

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Retirement savers may soon get a boost from the U.S. Supreme Court. On Tuesday, the country's highest court will hear arguments in a case that revolves around the investment fees paid by 401(k) plan participants.

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State private retirement programs get help from president

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Private-sector retirement solutions programs at the state level are getting a boost from the White House.

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Big change to law on union pensions

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A new law passed by Congress in December could affect more than one million union workers and retirees who are covered by union-sponsored multiemployer pension plans. The law, which is now in effect, allows the trustees of severely distressed pension plans to reduce benefits for current and future retirees — if doing so can save the plan from future insolvency.

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Court Watchers Looking at Plan Fees, Retiree Benefits, Church Plans in 2015

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Just as 2014 brought big rulings on stock-drop litigation and equitable remedies like reformation and surcharge, 2015 is shaping up to be another big year for ERISA litigation, with pending cases involving retiree health benefits, plan fee cases and ERISA's church plan exemption.

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