Fiduciary Press Release
|05/31/2020 - 19:36||
Supreme Court strips workers of their right to sue for pension plan mismanagement
In a 5-4 decision issued on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that pension plan participants have no right to sue the people running their plans for fund mismanagement.
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|05/03/2020 - 21:36||
COVID-19 Tax Relief for Small Businesses and Individuals (Webinar)
The attorneys at Tenenbaum Law will give guidance and tips to attendees on navigating these changes, as well as answer questions.
|04/30/2020 - 17:24||
Attorney General Responds to Legislative Auditor
In response to the attempt by the Alaska Legislative Auditor to force executive branch agencies to adhere to her interpretation of the Alaska Constitution, Attorney General Kevin G. Clarkson in a letter outlined the statutory and ethical roles of the Legislative Auditor and Attorney General.
|04/20/2020 - 08:50||
Cassandra Labbees Quoted in Adviser Industry Impact of COVID-19
Cassandra Labbees, Member of the Firm in the Employee Benefits practice, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted in Plan Adviser, in “Adviser Industry Impact of COVID-19,” by John Manganaro.
|Epstein Becker Green|
|02/18/2020 - 16:44||
Trusts + Estates Planning Advisory Services
Trust departments of financial institutions, private family offices and professional and non-professional fiduciaries frequently encounter changes in law and specific situational challenges. These complex issues require sophisticated advice on the operation of professional fiduciary offices and risk management issues involving the administration of trusts and estates.
|02/06/2020 - 08:22||
Why a Trustee Isnt Just Someone You Trust
Betraying someone’s trust is considered one of the most serious offenses that a person can commit. Though it is rare, there are true stories of family members or friends attempting to steal trust assets or abusing their position as trustee in real life.
|01/30/2020 - 19:41||
Interest in ESG products moves away from negative screening
Though coal divestment has gained traction, most investors still deem broad-based divestment from fossil fuels too risky and ultimately irresponsible. The New York State Common Retirement Fund addressed its position vis-à-vis fossil fuel divestment in its Climate Action Plan 2019 : “divestment is a last resort and should be reserved for specific investments (and not the fossil fuel industry generally). At this time, broad-based fossil fuel divestment by the CRF is not consistent with the Comptroller’s fiduciary duty.”
|01/27/2020 - 14:49||
Securities Litigation Year in Review 2019
Daniel H. Gold , Kit Addleman , Thad Behrens , Emily Westridge Black , Carrie L. Huff , Timothy Newman , Matt McGee , Odean L. Volker.
|Haynes and Boone|
|01/16/2020 - 03:51||
10 New Frequently Asked Questions on CFP Boards Code and Standards
CFP Board is pleased to share an updated set of Frequently Asked Questions on the new Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct, which will be enforced beginning June 30, 2020.
|01/08/2020 - 10:17||
Bremer Bank Employee-Shareholders File Class Action Lawsuit Against Three Trustees of Otto Bremer Trust
National Trial Firm Robins Kaplan LLP announced today that it has filed a class-action complaint on behalf of a group of 16 employee-shareholders of Bremer Bank against three Trustees of the Otto Bremer Trust for breach of fiduciary duty and shareholder oppression. These employee-shareholders represent hundreds of years of service to the bank and hail from locations throughout the region.
|01/02/2020 - 07:50||
Arvest Bank Announces Ross Hiring and Certification
Ross serves as a vice president and trust officer. In that role, he is responsible for fiduciary account administration of personal trusts, estates, investment accounts and individual retirement accounts. Additionally, Ross has earned the designation of a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor.
|12/17/2019 - 10:49||
Arvest Bank Announces Brown Hiring
Brown has more than 20 years of industry experience and holds Certified Financial Planner® and Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designations. He will be based out of the Arvest branch located at 100 S.E. Frank Phillips Blvd.
|12/15/2019 - 21:45||
Competition and Markets Authority Approves CFA Institute Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) for Fiduciary Management Providers to UK Pension Schemes
Fiduciary Managers required to use new Standard when representing historical performance in pursuit of Pension Scheme business in the UK
|12/11/2019 - 19:23||
Trust Account Admin III(E)
Start a career with First National Bank Alaska, the *Best Place to Work in Alaska* as recognized four years in a row by Alaska Business magazine readers.
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|11/26/2019 - 03:55||
10 New Case Studies Bring CFP Board's Code and Standards to Life
CFP Board is pleased to share a new set of 10 “Case Studies” designed to provide practical guidance to CFP® professionals and their firms in understanding and complying with the new Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct that became effective October 1, 2019 and will be enforced beginning June 30, 2020.
|11/07/2019 - 09:03||
Wilmington Trust Survey Reveals Vast Majority of Business Owners Unprepared to Sell Business or Transition, Even as Many Approach Retirement Age
Though 89% of business owners say their business will survive without them, only 55% have developed a formal transition plan.
|10/31/2019 - 17:49||
Is the SECs New Plain English Disclosure Form Understandable to Investors?
SEC Form CRS Describes the Broker-Customer Relationship Form CRS Does Not Address Investment Risk or Broker Background Investors Need to Do Their Own Due Diligence.
|10/31/2019 - 10:18||
Wilmington Trust Appoints Alex Pashley as New Head of Structured Finance in the UK
LONDON, Oct. 31, 2019 -- Wilmington Trust, a leader in corporate and institutional services, has appointed Alex Pashley as Head of Structured Finance in the UK. Based in the firm's London office, he joins the Global Capital Markets European business, reporting to Alan Geraghty, Group Vice President and Head of European Operations.
|10/24/2019 - 18:21||
Afore XXI Banorte Adopts CFA Institute Asset Manager Code
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|10/24/2019 - 13:01||
MassMutual offers insights about making the most of proposed retirement plan legislation
White paper suggests Open Multiple Employer Plans may be more appealing to some employers than others.
|10/10/2019 - 12:54||
Marsh & McLennan Agency Names Multiple Advisers to 2019 Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Advisers
October 10, 2019 – Marsh & McLennan Agency is pleased to announce that multiple retirement advisors across the regions have been named to the 2019 edition of the Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Advisers. The list recognizes the top financial advisers who specialize in serving defined contribution (DC) retirement plans across the U.S. Our top recipients include:
|Marsh and McLen...|
|10/07/2019 - 13:34||
ADP Eases Retirement Plan Management with the Introduction of New Service
Comprehensive human capital management tool designed to manage fiduciary responsibilities and minimize administrative tasks for an enhanced client experience.
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|09/10/2019 - 17:14||
AG Frey Joins Coalition Suing SEC for Putting Brokers Ahead of Investors
AUGUSTA - Attorney General Aaron M. Frey today joined a coalition of eight attorneys general from around the nation in filing a federal lawsuit, in the Southern District of New York, challenging the Securities & Exchange Commission's (SEC) "Regulation Best Interest" for failing to meet basic investor protections that were laid out in the historic 2010 Dodd-Frank Act.
|Maine State Gov...|
|09/10/2019 - 13:15||
Oregon Joins Lawsuit Against SEC for Putting Brokers Ahead of Investors
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today joined a coalition of eight Attorneys General in filing a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York, challenging the Securities & Exchange Commission’s (SEC) new “Regulation Best Interest” for failing to meet basic investor protections that were laid out in the historic 2010 Dodd-Frank Act. Oregon Treasurer Tobias Read, who is responsible for managing millions of Oregon’s investment dollars, joined Attorney General Rosenblum in filing this case to protect Oregon investors.
|09/10/2019 - 07:15||
AG Jennings sues SEC for putting brokers ahead of investors
Attorney General Kathy Jennings today joined a coalition of eight attorneys general from around the nation to file a federal lawsuit challenging the Securities & Exchange Commission’s “Regulation Best Interest” for failing to provide basic investor protections that were laid out in the historic 2010 Dodd-Frank Act.
|Delaware State ...|