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Multiemployer Pension Plans Approach Pre-Crisis Funding Levels

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Texas Pension Reform Results in Higher Credit Rating

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401(k) Pension Litigation Draws Wins and Losses

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Underfunded Police Pensions Strain U.S. Cities

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Pennsylvania Pension Reform Bill Passes

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ERISA Litigation in 403(b) Retirement Plans

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Pension Risk Transfers Increase with Rising Interest Rates

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DOL Seeks Comment on President’s Proposal to Postpone Fiduciary Rule

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Target Date Funds Growing as Share of Pension Investments

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Disability Claim Benefit Rules Updated by Department of Labor

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Trends in ERISA Fiduciary Litigation

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Multiemployer Pension Fund Remains at Risk, Says PBGC

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Pension Risk Transfers and Annuity Payout Trends

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Multiemployer Composite Pension Plans Proposed

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Public Pension Plans Struggle to Meet Funding Obligations

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ERISA Plan Sponsors Are Advised of Increased Penalties

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PBGC Proposes Merger Rule for Multiemployer Pension Plans

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Retiree Health Care Benefits Continue to Decline

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PBGC Changes ERISA 4010 Reporting Requirements

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Multiemployer Pension Plans Get IRS Guidance on Suspension of Benefits

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Access to Retirement Savings in U.S. Varies By State, Pew Study Finds

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Popular Social Security Loopholes Closed in Recent Budget Act

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Single Employer Pension Fees to Increase Following 2015 Budget Act

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Central States Multiemployer Pension Plan Seeks Benefit Reductions

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AIG and U.S. Steel to Freeze Pensions

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Proposed Fiduciary Rule Elicits Strong Debate

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Multiemployer Pension Plan Benefit Reductions to be Reviewed by Kenneth Feinberg

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Department of Labor Issues Proposed Fiduciary Rule on Investment Advice

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Bond Investments Gain Favor with Large Pension Funds

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Retiree Medical Benefits Face Changes Due to De-Risking and Cost Control Efforts

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Pension Annuitization Continues in De-Risking Trend

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U.S. Supreme Court Directs Lower Court to Revisit M&G Polymers Case Terminating Free Retiree Health Benefits

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Multiemployer Pension Plans to Legally Reduce Member Benefits under New Pension Reform

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Detroit Exits Bankruptcy with ‘Grand Bargain’ that Reduces Pensions of 23,000 City Retirees

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PBGC Announces 2015 Premium Rate Increases on the Heels of Two Multiemployer Plan Bailouts

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Motorola and Bristol-Myers Squibb the Latest to Turn Over Pension Obligations to Prudential

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In Corporate Mergers, Retirement Plan Considerations Should be Front-and-Center

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Pension Reporting: The Differences between a 10-K and Form 5500

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PBGC Issues Dire Forecast on Growing Deficit of Multi-Employer Plans and Suspects that Its Own Solvency is at Risk

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PBGC Changes Multi-Employer Plan Regulations to Ease Burdens on Plans and Sponsors

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State and Local Government Fiscal Sustainability and the “Trend Gap”

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The Future Solvency of Multiemployer Benefit Plans

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Individual Account Balance Plans – The Class Action Environment

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Supreme Court to Hear ERISA Case on Moench Presumption of Prudence

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Detroit Retirees Ponder Future Pension Cuts in Wake of Judge’s Bankruptcy Ruling

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Despite a Trend toward Pension Freezes, Fund Administrators Report Increasing Confidence in the Sustainability of their Plans

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State Pension Reform Stymied by Court Opposition

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Private Exchanges Emerge as Alternative to Corporate Employee Benefit Plans

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Detroit Bankruptcy Focuses Attention on Pension Costs

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Experts Offer Differing Opinions on the Future of Pension

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New Municipal Pension Accounting Rules Draw Attention to Unfunded Liabilities

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Liability Driven Investing Gains Favor with Corporate Pension Plan Sponsers

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401(K) Plan Participants Yawn over New Fee Disclosures

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PBGC Deficit on Multiemployer Plans Reaches $5.2 Billion

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Underfunded U.S. Teacher Pension Liability Estimated at $393 Billion

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How MAP-21 Relates to PBGC Reporting Requirements

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Verizon and General Motors Annuitize Defined Benefit Obligations

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Highway Funding Bill Maps Directions for Pension Plan Interest Rates

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Multiemployer Pension Plans: An Overview

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Public Pension Plan Accounting Changes Highlight Shortfalls

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GM and Ford Offer Retirees Lump-sum Pension Payments

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Fiduciary Liability Insurance and ERISA

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Five Public Pension Mistakes that Increase Municipal Bankruptcy Risk

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Public Companies Ask Congress for Pension Funding Relief

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Pensions May Take a Hit from National Mortgage Settlement

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Municipal Pension Holders at Risk as Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Filings Increase

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What the AMR Bankruptcy Means To American Airlines Pension Plans

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State Pension Plan Rates of Return Under Review

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Hybrid Pension Plans Gain Popularity

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Liability Driven Investing in Pension Plans

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Pension Options: A Look at Individual Account Balance Plans

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Non Qualified Executive Compensation

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A Comparison of Self-Funded and Insured Health and Welfare Plans

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The PBGC and ERISA

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Spotlight on the Pension Plan

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State Pension Plans Influence Real Estate Purchase Decisions

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New ERISA Fiduciary Requirements for Expense Disclosure

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The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and Bankruptcies

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VEBA Voluntary Employees’ Benefit Association

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Retiree Medical Benefits and Obligations

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ERISA Summary Plan Description Requirements

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ERISA Fiduciary Duties

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ERISA: The Distinction between Settlor, Fiduciary and Corporate Functions

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The Source and Creation of ERISA Fiduciary Obligations

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COBRA and ERISA

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ERISA Reporting and Disclosure Requirements

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Other Post Employment Benefits (OPEB)

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Multiple Employer Pension Plans

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ERISA and Non-Qualified Executive Compensation

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"Multiemployer Pension Plans Approach Pre-Crisis Funding Levels"

 

"Texas Pension Reform Results in Higher Credit Rating"

 

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"Underfunded Police PensionsStrain U.S. Cities"

 

"Pennsylvania Pension Reform Bill Passes"

 

 

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Teamsters Pension Plan Warns Thousands of Beneficiaries that the Checks May Get Smaller

Maple City Ice Strikers Misled?

IRS Announces 2016 Plan Limitations

PBGC Posts 2016 Single and Multiemployer Premium Rates

Social Security Trustees Release 2015 Report

 

 

 

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