By Barry Salkin and Jon Schultze Unlike ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”) places almost no restrictions on the manner in which plan assets of individual retirement plans or tax-qualified defined contribution plans can be invested. Certain types of investments...
LinkedIn Settles 401(k) Excessive Fee Complaint for $6.75 Million
LinkedIn Settles 401(k) Excessive Fee Complaint for $6.75 Million - Andrew Oringer, PLANSPONSPR, March 15, 2023 (PDF)
Catch-Up Contribution? Good Luck With That. Congressional Snafu Leaves Older Retirement Savers in Limbo
Catch-Up Contribution? Good Luck With That. Congressional Snafu Leaves Older Retirement Savers in Limbo - Marcia Wagner, MarketWatch, January 31, 2023 (PDF)
DOL Rule Permits Consideration of Climate and ESG Factors and Codifies Proxy Voting Responsibilities
By Stephen Wilkes, Izzy Goldowitz and John Sohn On November 22, 2022, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a final rule modernizing and revising the long-standing Investment Duties Regulation. Among other things, the final rule clarifies that ERISA plan fiduciaries...
Secure Act 2.0 Brings a Litany of Retirement Changes
By Roberta Watson, Barry Salkin and Alex Olsen The SECURE Act 2.0 of 2022 (“SECURE 2.0”, or the “Act”) became law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023. SECURE 2.0 builds on the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (i.e.,...
Does It Ever Make Sense To Borrow From Your 401(k)?
Does It Ever Make Sense To Borrow From Your 401(k)? - Marcia Wagner, Forbes, November 7, 2022 (PDF)
Don’t Let ROBS Steal Your Retirement
Don't Let ROBS Steal Your Retirement - Marcia Wagner, Forbes, November 3, 2022 (PDF)
How To Use Your 401(k) Funds To Start A Business
How To Use Your 401(k) Funds To Start A Business - Marcia Wagner, Forbes, November 1, 2022 (PDF)
Delaware Law Expands Access to Retirement Plans
Delaware Law Expands Access to Retirement Plans - Marcia S. Wagner, SHRM, October 28, 2022 (PDF)
IRS Announces 2023 Cost-of-Living Adjustments Affecting Retirement Plans
By Ari Sonneberg The Internal Revenue Service announced cost-of-living adjustments affecting certain dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related limitations for 2023 in Notice 2022-55. The following chart details 2023 retirement plan dollar...