Entries by Mary O'Connor

Uncertainty Continues Around “Fiduciary Rule” Protections for Retirement Investors

  The last 40 years have seen a marked change in retirement benefits, with fewer employer-sponsored defined benefit plans, more defined contribution plans (including 401(k) plans and Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) plans), and a proliferation of individual retirement accounts (IRA).  These changes have raised questions among regulators about the protections available to employees who are […]