A New York federal court recently held that a service provider for employer-sponsored retirement plans was not liable as a fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) when it used participant information to encourage certain plan participants to roll over assets into its more expensive managed account program. Carfora v. Teachers Ins. Annuity
Elisabeth E. Constantino
Guidance to Make Us Feel More SECURE
Posted in 401(k) plan, 403(b), Amendments, Defined Benefit Plans, defined contribution, ERISA, SECURE Act
Notice 2020-68 from the IRS provides valuable clarification for sponsors of qualified plans, 403(b) plans, and 457(b) governmental plans, as well as IRA holders, related to certain provisions in the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (SECURE Act) and the Bipartisan American Miners Act of 2019.
A new tax credit under…