Category: Fiduciary PIERspective

SECURE Act 2.0 – Proposed Provisions

Spring 2022 Fiduciary Commentary On March 29, 2022, the House of Representatives passed the retirement savings legislation, Securing a Strong Retirement Act (also…

COLA 2022: A Precursor to Higher Rates of COLA in the Future?

Fall 2021 Fiduciary Commentary After lying dormant for nearly a decade, inflation is back and rising at a faster rate than anytime…

2020 Callan Defined Contribution Survey – Key Findings and Trends

Summer 2021 Fiduciary Commentary Callan’s 2021 Defined Contribution Survey captures the view of a broad spectrum of large and mega-plan sponsors on various…

New President – New Retirement Policy

Spring 2021 Fiduciary Commentary Change is in the air. As the newly elected president who won a decisive victory against a polarizing…

Qualified Plan Contributions During COVID-19

Winter 2020/2021 Fiduciary Commentary Beyond COVID-19’s destructive impact on society and public health, the pandemic has had a detrimental effect on many…

DOL Issues Proposed Exemption for Investment Fiduciaries

Summer 2020 Fiduciary Commentary The DOL recently announced a proposed regulation that would provide an exemption under ERISA to permit fiduciaries to…

Retirement Legislation Update – The SECURE Act

Winter 2019/2020 Fiduciary Commentary By: Brant Griffin, February 28, 2020 The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019,…

SEC Adopts Best Interest Regulations | Summer 2019 Fiduciary Commentary

By: Brant Griffin SEC Adopts Best Interest Regulations On June 5, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt Regulation Best…

Retirement Legislation Update – Here We Go Again | Spring 2019 Fiduciary Commentary

By: Brant Griffin Retirement Legislation Update – Here we go Again The most comprehensive changes to the retirement systems since the Pension…

Top Compliance Risks for Employer Plans | Winter 2018/2019 Fiduciary Commentary

By: Brant Griffin Top Compliance Risks for Employer Plans For many retirement plan sponsors the mere thought of plan compliance is overwhelming. …