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Fiduciary News Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 9/24/10

While pension problems trump annuity ideas and the fiduciary fracas festers, along comes the DOL to remind us they’re still in this game.

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A Hidden Fiduciary Liability for Plan Sponsors: The Five Most Critical Problems with Target Date Funds

These vast unknowns inherent with Target Date Funds have perhaps created a new fiduciary liability where none previously existed.

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Washington Earthquake May Shake 401k Fiduciaries & Plan Sponsors (Part I of II)

For 401k plan sponsors and fiduciaries, this seismic events delivered out of the nation’s Capital on July 15 signals the start of significant changes in the way they operate their plans.

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3 Terrible Problems the New DOL Investment Advice Rule Poses to the 401k Fiduciary

Under the DOL’s proposed Investment Advice Rule, if a plan enters into a prohibited relationship with a vendor – or if an existing relationship now becomes prohibited – fiduciary liability rises. Can the 401k fiduciary afford to ignore these critical issues?

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3 Great Ways the New DOL Investment Advice Rule Helps the 401k Fiduciary

Are you breathing a sigh of relief? Commentators seem to have coalesced around several key benefits of this proposed Rule. Can you see these helping your plan’s participants?

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Supreme Court Plays Solomon with 401k Fiduciaries on Mutual Fund Fees

Most interesting, though, may loom the warning of Justice Alito: When is comes to fiduciary duty, disclosure isn’t enough. One wonders if the DOL is listening.

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DOL Releases New Investment Advice Rule: More (or Less?) Trouble for the 401k Fiduciary

The question now on the mind of every 401k fiduciary: Will the DOL’s new rule increase my personal fiduciary liability?

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Is There a 401k Fee War Brewing?

Why wait until now to bring up the three-month old blog? The bigger question, however, remains, “How should a 401k fiduciary analyze mutual fund fees?”

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Inside the Numbers: Why Every 401k Fiduciary Must Read This Report

Brightscope Co-Founder Mike Alfred reveals a piece of good news for small 401k plans and makes a surprising comment on just how important a plan’s investment menu really is – or isn’t.

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