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Department of Labor Issues New Guidance on Cryptocurrency In Retirement Plans

USA - March 23 2022 The U.S. Department of Labor issued Compliance Release No. 2022-01 on March 10, 2022, raising “serious concerns” over the prudence of retirement plan…

You Don’t Have To Rule Out Environmental, Social and Governance Investments in Your ERISA Portfolio, but Be Careful

USA - March 16 2022 ERISA generally requires retirement plan fiduciaries to invest prudently, diversify assets to minimize the risk of large losses, and act solely in…

ERISA Prudence and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Factors

USA - March 7 2022 The U.S. Department of Labor has recently issued a proposal for meeting fiduciary duties when evaluating retirement plan investments having…

ERISA Fiduciary Prudence Does Not Necessarily Reflect Modern Portfolio Management

USA - February 16 2022 The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard arguments in Hughes v. Northwestern University in which the Seventh…

Cobra Subsidies Employer Obligation To Notify Employees by May

USA - May 25 2021 New federal law (Section 9501 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 - ARP Act, PL 117-2) provides a temporary, full subsidy of some premiums that…