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Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP | USA | 1 Nov 2010
U.S. Labor Department proposes to expand ERISA "fiduciary" coverage of providers of investment-related services to employee benefit plans and IRAs
The United States Labor Department has proposed an important amendment to its regulations defining fiduciary status under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended ("ERISA").
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP | USA | 15 Oct 2010
Ninth Circuit ruling adopts presumption that 401(k) investments in company stock are prudent
In Quan v Computer Sciences Corp, __ F3d __, 2010 US App Lexis 20199 (9th Cir 2010), the Ninth Circuit held that the presumption of prudence first articulated by the Third Circuit in Moench v. Robertson, 62 F.3d 553 (3d Cir. 1995) applies to claims in the Ninth Circuit that a fiduciary of an employer retirement plan governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA") acted imprudently by investing plan assets in employer stock.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP | USA | 1 Oct 2010
Disclosure of adviser conflicts - when is it enough?
Investment advisers have a duty to disclose material conflicts of interest to clients.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP | USA | 21 Jul 2010
Executive compensation, corporate governance and other securities disclosure provisions in the Dodd-Frank US Financial Regulatory Reform Act
On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act"), the most far-reaching financial regulatory reform legislation in decades.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP | USA | 30 Mar 2010
Supreme Court clarifies standards for judicial review of mutual fund fees
On March 30, 2010, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Jones v. Harris Associates L.P., No. 08-586.