Editorial

10 years after Madoff fraud exposed, problems and risks remain

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The debut of HBO's Bernie Madoff biopic is a good opportunity to reflect on the efforts made in near decade since he confessed his fraud to improve disclosure and transparency.
French election offers breathing room, not stability

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Unlike recent elections in the U.S. and U.K., voters' choice of Emmanuel Macron as president of France was largely baked in to investor and market expectations.
Washington shouldn't mess with tax deferrals for 401(k) plans

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President Donald Trump says his tax reform and tax cut plan leaves 401(k) plans untouched, but that doesn't mean Congress will agree.
AI? It's not sci-fi anymore

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Artificial intelligence has caused most of job losses in U.S. manufacturing over the past decade, could the investment management industry be next to feel AI's impact on employment?
The Lifetime Income Disclosure Act: A simple idea that isn't so simple

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The Lifetime Income Disclosure Act, sponsored by Washington lawmakers, seems like such a good, simple idea. But the devil is in the details, which have yet to be worked out.
Walling off assets is wrong

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A bill introduced in the California State Assembly would require the state's two largest public pensions to divest of companies involved in the construction of a border wall between the United States ...
CEO needs some help with his homework

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Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool needs to do his homework and start reviewing the district's financial reports, so he can answer simple questions from taxpayers.
ERISA: DOL can't have it both ways

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The Department of Labor's secure choice rule undermines ERISA protections for participants in those plans, which are aimed at the approximately 55 million private-sector employees without access to a ...
It's time for retirement specifics from President Trump

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Missing from President Donald Trump's first major address to Congress and the nation was a hint as to how he will address the looming retirement crisis.
Scrutinizing target-date funds

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Defined contribution sponsors must strengthen their plans and participant education for the challenges ahead.