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The Fundamentals of Fiduciary Protection for 401(k)s

Join Jennifer Martlew of Insero & Co. CPAs, Brian Kopp of Nixon Peabody, and Stephen Brown of The Brown Group for a free roundtable for business owners, trustees, and human resource professionals sponsored by Stifel/The Brown Group. Click Here to RSVP

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Employee Benefits Update: August/September 2015

This issue’s topics include: 401(k) rollovers: How rollovers to your plan can benefit everyone DOL reproposes ERISA fiduciary investment advice regulations Are you insured? Fiduciary liability insurance can help when problems arise Court finds that plan document trumps beneficiary designation

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Employee Benefits Update: April/May 2015

In this issue we highlight the importance of reviewing your plan operations and key fiduciary tasks. We summarize plan loan requirements that all plan fiduciaries should know, and take a look at some common questions regarding plan audits. We also

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Top 10 Governance & Operational Issues for Your Defined Contribution Plan

Join our panel of experts for a discussion of the Top 10 Governance & Operational Issues for Your Defined Contribution Plan. Learn what to know before the auditors knock on your door. Highlights include: ERISA fiduciary best practices Practical insights from

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Employee Benefits Update: February/March 2015

This issue’s topics include: Navigating ERISA’s comprehensive plan document disclosure rules IRS checklist offers a convenient compliance self-checkup Who are functional fiduciaries? Appeals court holds service provider not a plan fiduciary 2014 vs. 2015 retirement plan limits Click Here to Download

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Employee Benefits Update: Year End 2014

This issue’s topics include: What you need to know about ADP/ACP discrimination testing Are you offering a Roth 401(k) plan option yet? 401(k) plan automatic enrollment: A winning formula Help participants avoid an inappropriate IRA rollover Click Here to Download As

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Employee Benefits Update: October/November 2014

This issue’s topics include: Target Date Funds and Fiduciary Duty: Examine your TDFs’ glide paths to ensure suitability ESOPs facing tougher scrutiny by regulators and courts Are your 401(k) plan administrative fees allocated equally? DOL sets 2015 regulatory agenda  

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