An auto-retirement plan proposal could be a "game changer," sources say, but it only has the backing of one political party in Washington.
The Pension Protection Act has had a major impact on the nation's defined contribution system, and Congress is building on its legacy.
The Department of Labor could broaden who is considered a fiduciary under ERISA, as stakeholders watch how the SEC enforces Reg BI.
The SEC is considering further regulatory action on its proxy adviser rules, much to the chagrin or delight of respective stakeholders.
A bill to provide penalty-free distributions from retirement accounts to deal with financial emergencies was introduced in the Senate.
ETF assets under management have soared in recent years to $6.6 trillion as of Dec. 31.
The SEC is weighing several bitcoin ETF proposals and is soliciting comments on applications from Fidelity and SkyBridge Capital.
Democrats introduced a bill that would amend ERISA to make clear that plans may consider ESG factors in their investment decisions.
A SECURE Act 2.0 package is making its way through the House with bipartisan support, but the bill's path forward is uncertain.
GWFS Equities agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle SEC charges that it failed to report attempts to hack into participants' accounts.
Institutional investors are warming to the idea of investing in digital assets.
The DOL's non-enforcement policy for two Trump-era rules is welcome news for fiduciaries, but an ESG-investing boom isn't expected just yet.
LIBOR is going away and the transition to new rates has plenty of hurdles.
Marty Walsh will have a lot on his plate when he becomes labor secretary, but work on retirement issues is expected to continue.
Ascensus and Empower Retirement announced the purchase of Truist Financial Corp.'s institutional 401(k) record-keeping businesses.
Provision for 20% voting cap may put issuers "essentially in control over how much that holder can vote."
Several major retirement plan service providers are diving into the pooled employer plan market with high hopes that others will too.