SEC compliance officials will spend 2015 focused on protecting retail investors' retirement savings and assessing market risks
January 13, 2015 | 03:52 pm
New Treasury Department rules on using deferred annuities within target-date funds as part of a defined contribution plan shouldn’t be viewed as excluding the department’s consideration...
January 13, 2015 | 03:31 pm
MetLife Inc. asked a federal court on Tuesday to overturn its designation as a non-bank systemically important financial institution by the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
January 13, 2015 | 03:19 pm
Two Direct Edge exchanges now owned by BATS Global Markets will pay $14 million to settle charges of improperly describing stock orders, the SEC announced Monday.
January 12, 2015 | 01:40 pm
Battle lines are being drawn over last year's Delaware court ruling that lets companies shift legal fees to investors bringing lawsuits.
January 12, 2015
Annette Guarisco Fildes was named CEO of the ERISA Industry Committee Monday.
January 12, 2015 | 12:56 pm
Further regulation of money managers by the Financial Stability Oversight Council is not on the immediate horizon, current and former officials said Friday.
January 09, 2015 | 01:43 pm
A regulation enacted by the Ontario Parliament late last year will require trustees of all occupational defined benefit pension plans in the province to disclose whether environmental, social and...
January 09, 2015 | 10:13 am
Eleven organizations representing retirement and financial industries have asked the federal government to reconsider proposed regulations outlining how service providers should create a fee-...
January 07, 2015 | 03:32 pm
SEC staff guidance on proxy voting and the use of proxy advisory firms “is a rich opportunity for public companies to take the initiative back,” former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt said...
January 07, 2015 | 03:46 pm
Most Federal Reserve officials agreed their new policy guidance means they are unlikely to raise interest rates before late April, and a number of them expressed concern that inflation could remain...
January 07, 2015 | 03:54 pm
A church plan challenge filed against Advocate Health Care Network Pension Plan can proceed, a federal judge ruled Dec. 31.
January 05, 2015 | 04:05 pm
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. needs to listen more to plan executives and participants instead of taking an adversarial approach, the agency’s participant and plan sponsor advocate said in ...
December 31, 2014 | 02:42 pm
Two of the largest private equity firms are disclosing fees that had largely been hidden as U.S. regulators demand increased transparency from the industry.
December 31, 2014 | 10:54 am
Sponsors of cash balance plans and other hybrid retirement plans welcomed final rules in September from the IRS but are now criticizing the agency’s proposed transition rules on market rates of ...