Employers need more flexibility and simplicity in providing retirement and other benefits, officials with the American Benefits Council said Tuesday as they unveiled a strategic plan for where...
September 23, 2014 | 01:26 pm
Defined contribution plan executives have many opportunities to encourage participants to save more for retirement without needing extra legislation or regulation. And even if they wanted more rules...
September 19, 2014 | 10:11 am
The CFA Institute on Friday called for the Securities and Exchange Commission to revive its proxy access rule, contending it would increase U.S. market capitalization by as much as $140.3 billion.
September 19, 2014 | 04:28 pm
The Treasury Department and the IRS finalized regulations for hybrid retirement plans such as cash balance plans that have been pending since 2010.
September 19, 2014 | 04:17 pm
Congress should consider requiring large partnerships such as private equity and hedge funds to take steps to make it easier for the Internal Revenue Service to audit them and collect taxes due, the...
September 18, 2014 | 03:31 pm
Members of the Federal Open Market Committee voted to finish tapering their bond-buying program with a final $15 billion in purchases in October.
September 17, 2014 | 03:48 pm
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said at a hearing Tuesday that “something is out of whack” between the $140 billion in annual tax subsidies for retirement savings and ...
September 16, 2014 | 04:08 pm
BlackRock Institutional Trust and RA Capital Management were among 19 firms and an individual trader that settled with the SEC over charges they illegally participated in stock offerings less than...
September 16, 2014 | 01:34 pm
The Securities and Exchange Commission's latest salvo in the war against market instability could mean higher trading fees for money managers and some smaller equity trading venues curtailing...
September 15, 2014
The Securities and Exchange Commission, according to testimony by its chairwoman, Mary Jo White, is desperately short of resources and cannot adequately fulfill its responsibility to oversee the...
September 15, 2014
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission softened restrictions on advertising by hedge fund managers that are registered as commodity pool operators.
September 10, 2014 | 02:58 pm
Derivatives regulators told the Justice Department they've found evidence of criminal behavior following an investigation into banks' alleged manipulation of ISDAfix, a benchmark used to set rates...
September 08, 2014 | 05:34 pm
Joshua Gotbaum, who resigned Sept. 2 as director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., counts building a strong management team and more interaction with constituents among his success stories...
September 04, 2014 | 05:25 pm
MetLife Inc. should be designated a systemically important financial institution, members of the Financial Stability Oversight Council voted Thursday in a closed meeting.
September 04, 2014 | 05:12 pm
The pension liabilities of companies in or near bankruptcy deserve closer attention, said a special report issued Wednesday by Fitch Ratings.