Nine trade associations want the EBSA to hold off on investment advice rule-making plans and extend temporary rules expiring in December.
William Michalisin was appointed executive director of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Vanguard Group will work with Retirement Clearinghouse on an auto-portability service for its 401(k) plan sponsor clients and their participants.
Investor demand is pushing the SEC to craft additional public company disclosure requirements around areas like climate risk and human capital.
Andy Banducci was named senior vice president of retirement and compensation policy at the ERISA Industry Committee, replacing Aliya Robinson.
A proposal from regulators would allow groups of defined contribution plans to file a single Form 5500 annual return.
Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee unveiled a plan to raise corporate and long-term capital gains tax rates and put limits on IRAs.
Democratic Sens. Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden introduced a bill to implement a 2% tax on stock buybacks.
Stakeholders have taken issue with a PBGC interim final rule on special financial assistance for struggling multiemployer pension funds.
An exchange launched last year by a group of Wall Street firms would like the SEC to allow certain stocks to be priced at half-cent increments.
The Fed might soon begin tapering its asset purchases as employment numbers continue to improve, but evolving risks could affect the timing.
Barbara Roper, currently the director of investor protection for the Consumer Federation of America, will join the SEC in September.
New LIBOR-based contracts will cease at the end of the year, but questions remain about which replacement rate is best.
CFTC Commissioner Brian D. Quintenz will step down Aug. 31.
The SEC is working on a new climate-risk disclosure rule for public companies and there are varying thoughts as to what it should look like.
The Employee Benefits Security Administration has been leaderless for months, but Lisa Gomez's nomination to head the agency augurs change.
The SEC approved a Nasdaq proposal allowing it to require companies to publicly disclose board diversity and appoint diverse directors.
The SEC chairman advocated mandating public companies disclose climate risks will be a benefit to investors and the market as a whole.
A group of Senate Democrats reintroduced a bill aimed at broadening the saver's credit to help workers better save for retirement.
A motion to move forward with a bipartisan infrastructure deal failed in the Senate, but there is still optimism it will ultimately pass.