Category Archives: Fiduciary

26 May

Of Lawsuits and Share Classes

T. Rowe Price has become the latest target in a lawsuit accusation of self-dealing. A former employee has accused the Maryland based money manager of offering expensive, retail share classes to their 401(k) participant/employees when other, less expensive share classes existed. These higher cost funds caused participants to pay over $27 million more in fees

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15 Apr

DOL Publishes Final Fiduciary Rule

  ERISA and the Code prohibit fiduciary advisers from receiving compensation based on their investment advice unless an exemption applies. In the absence of an exemption, the arrangement would result in a prohibited transaction. The DOL has clarified the standards for whether or not investment recommendations/advice is being given and provide several exemptions that will

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