Legislative & Regulatory Corner

Keeping you informed on the latest proposals and regulations, and their impact on your business.

Retirement Legislative & Regulatory Year-End Outlook

Septermber 2018

This year is proving to be an active year for retirement-related legislation, with a mix of new proposals emerging and some familiar ones reappearing, not to mention the handful of modest changes to retirement plans that were enacted as part of February’s Bipartisan Budget Act. Our team discusses noteworthy legislative proposals that may significantly affect retirement plans—including President Donald Trump’s most recent executive order.

Blog post

Podcast

Bulletin

Defining Fiduciary – DOL & SEC

May 2018

On April 18, 2018, the SEC revealed a package of regulatory proposals for the standard of conduct applicable to investment professionals. We hosted leading legislative experts Thomas Clark, Partner, Wagner Law Group and Michael L. Hadley, Partner, Davis & Harman LLP for an interactive discussion around the latest initiative from Washington.

On-Demand Webinar

Bulletin

Q&A

Retirement Plan Implications – DOL & RESA

April 2018

Some new developments in Washington and recent court rulings have implications for those saving and investing for retirement. Our team examines the status of the Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act (RESA) and what it might mean for both plan sponsors and participants. They also recap the latest court rulings impacting the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule.

Blog post

Podcast

US Tax Reform

December 2017

Congress successfully passed sweeping changes to US tax policy, which President Trump signed into law in December. We were pleased that our current retirement savings system was left largely intact, but caution that this tax legislation still has some open items. Our team outlines a few areas of interest to investors in the legislation as it stands today.

Blog post