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Department of Labor Exemption Impacts Investment Advice Fiduciaries

USA - July 21 2021 The US Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued guidance concerning a new exemption under the prohibited transaction provisions of the Employee…

Jennifer D. Hill, Brian J. Tiemann.

Department of Labor Exemption Impacts Investment Advice Fiduciaries

USA - July 15 2021 “Investment Advice Fiduciaries” are investment advisers, broker-dealers, banks and insurance companies and their employees, agents and…

Jennifer D. Hill, Brian J. Tiemann.

Easing the Burden: New PBGC Rule Simplifies Multiemployer Plan Withdrawal Liability Calculations

USA - February 23 2021 The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (the PBGC) kicked off 2021 by releasing a final rule intended to streamline withdrawal liability…

Lisa K. Loesel.

DOL Proposed Regulations on Proxy Voting

USA - October 27 2020 The DOL has long-held that proxy voting is a fiduciary act. A plan fiduciary has a fiduciary obligation to vote proxies on issues that may affect the…

Brian J. Tiemann.

DOL Creates Path for 401(k) Plans to Offer Private Equity Investment Options

USA - September 11 2020 The US Department of Labor (DOL) issued an Information Letter in June 2020 indicating that, in limited circumstances, it will allow defined…

Rick Stepanovic, Brian J. Tiemann.