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Union Pension Power

In response to a request from the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, American Express Co. is slicing...

litigation

Compliance and Litigation Remain Hot Button Issues

According to Fulbright & Jaworski partner and global chair of the Litigation Department, Stephen C. Dillard, fear may be appropriate...

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The 401(k) Fee Blame Game: Who’s Next?

Chances are you’ve read about the flurry of cases recently filed against nearly a dozen 401(k) plan sponsors, alleging fiduciary...

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Can Poor Pension Governance Land You in Jail?

In a riveting and timely article, senior Greenberg Traurig ERISA attorney Jeff Mamorsky provides a serious wake-up call to pension...

Is Sixty the New Thirty?

Is Sixty the New Thirty?

Many experts agree with Betty Friedan that “Aging is not ‘lost youth’ but a new stage of opportunity and strength.”...

Hedge fund

Hedge Fund Valuation is a Big Deal for Pension Fiduciaries

As earlier stated, asset valuation is the cornerstone of investing. (See “Do You Really Know the Value of Your Portfolio?”)...

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Do You Really Know the Value of Your Portfolio?

Proper asset valuation is a cornerstone of the investment management process. Without good numbers, it is virtually impossible to make...

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Pension Lawsuits

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts reports an increase in new Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) case filings...

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Searching for Hidden Treasure

I’ve spent the last few weeks trying to uncover information about the retirement plan decision-makers at various companies. I’m willing...