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The DOL’s Fiduciary Rule Is Dead! Now What

USA - June 28 2018 On June 21, 2018, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a highly anticipated mandate vacating the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Fiduciary rule in...

Colleen Lamarre, Danielle Bradley, Susan P. Serota.


The future of the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary rule is in limbo following the Fifth Circuit’s decision striking it down “in toto.”

USA - April 11 2018 In April of 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) promulgated the “Fiduciary” rule, which expands the definition of “fiduciary” under Section 3(21) of...

Colleen Lamarre, Danielle Bradley, Susan P. Serota.


Recent and Upcoming Changes to 401(k) Plans

USA - March 8 2018 The rules governing 401(k) plans are steadily evolving. Both the Tax Cuts and JOBS Act (the Act) and the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (the Budget)...

Colleen Lamarre, Danielle Bradley.


DOL Again Delays Implementation of ERISA Fiduciary Rule

USA - December 14 2017 The department extends non-enforcement policy until July 1, 2019 and plans to propose a new streamlined class exemption under the Fiduciary rule. The...

Colleen Lamarre, Susan P. Serota.


Possible Further Delay of ERISA Fiduciary Rule

USA - August 21 2017 On August 9, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) and Secretary of Labor, Alexander Acosta, submitted a proposal to the Office of Management and Budget...

Colleen Lamarre, Susan P. Serota.