Legislation

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TRADING -

SEC maker-taker pilot program seen as more likely as rebate opponents grow.
All-out charm offensive in Brazil as Temer seeks reform deal

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Brazil President Michel Temer on Wednesday will rally his ruling coalition behind a pension bill in an all-out effort to reduce spending on pensions.
Senate Finance tax reform package mirrors House on carried interest, endowments tax

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LEGISLATION -

The Senate Finance Committee late Thursday approved its version of tax reform along party lines.
Congressional Democrats introduce multiemployer loan program bill

Legislation -

Legislation -

House and Senate Democrats launched an ambitious idea Thursday to help struggling multiemployer pension funds.
House passes tax reform bill

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WASHINGTON -

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a tax reform bill Thursday along partisan lines that keeps the tax treatment of 401(k) contribution intact.
Tax reform? Hold your breath

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EDITORIAL -

For the moment at least, defined contribution plans have emerged relatively unscathed from the House of Representatives' major tax reform proposals.
House, Senate differ on treating carried interest

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REGULATION/LEGISLATION -

House and Senate lawmakers are taking diverging paths when it comes to how carried interest is treated.
GOP tax reform a mix of good and bad so far

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LEGISLATION -

The opening positions of House and Senate tax reformers spell mostly good news for retirement plans, but hold some unwelcome changes.
Senate introduces tax bill, keeps most retirement contributions intact

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LEGISLATION -

Senate Republicans released their proposal for tax reform Thursday.
House Ways and Means approves tax reform package

Legislation -

Legislation -

The House Ways and Means Committee approved their tax reform proposal Thursday by a 24-16 vote along party lines.
Motor City machinists pension fund approved for benefit suspensions

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Pension Funds -

International Association of Machinists of Motor City Pension Fund has received conditional approval to reduce benefits.
Sen. Sherrod Brown to unveil multiemployer loan program legislation

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Legislation -

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown plans to introduce legislation that would allow struggling multiemployer pension funds to borrow from the U.S. Treasury to remain solvent.
Colleges blast endowment target in Republican tax bill

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Endowments and Foundations -

A proposed tax on some wealthy college endowments "has no clear policy objective other than raising revenue," according to Cornell University.
Tax reform markup to begin in House on Monday

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Washington -

The House Ways and Means Committee said Friday it plans to act on the Republicans' ambitious tax reform legislative proposal on Monday.
Republican tax blueprint leaves 401(k) accounts alone, but adds private university endowments tax

Legislation -

Legislation -

Contributions to 401(k) and IRA retirement accounts remain unchanged in the tax reform proposal released Thursday by congressional Republicans.