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  1. Fidelity Investments DCIO executive dies at age 54

    trueFrederick Charles Conley, senior vice president of institutional DCIO sales at Fidelity Financial Advisor Solutions, died June 26. He was 54.

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  1. Massachusetts 457 plan seeks managers for active large-cap and passive strategies

    trueOffice of the Massachusetts Treasurer and Receiver General is searching for managers for an active large-cap growth equity strategy and five passive strategies for the state's approximately $6 billion 457 plan.

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  2. IRA regulation on the horizon, Washington experts say

    trueThe Department of Labor’s proposed update to its fiduciary rule “is all about the ERISA-fication of the IRA space,” Groom Law Group Chairman Steven Saxon told attendees at the Insured Retirement Institute’s Washington conference on Monday.

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  3. Supreme Court declines 'reverse stock-drop' case

    trueThe Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a “reverse stock-drop” case brought by fiduciaries of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. 401(k) plan hoping to undo a lower court ruling that they breached their duties.

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  4. Illinois State Board puts 2 Wellington strategies on watch for performance

    trueIllinois State Board of Investment placed Wellington Management on watch for underperformance for fixed-income and equity portfolios totaling $531 million in assets.

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  5. ICI: U.S. retirement assets increase 1.3% in quarter on DC, IRA gains

    trueTotal U.S. retirement assets rose 1.3% in the quarter ended March 31 to $24.9 trillion, said the Investment Company Institute's recently released quarterly report.

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  6. Plan design facing demographic, investment challenges

    trueChanges are occurring on both the defined contribution and defined benefit side globally, from new plans that have been introduced to capture non-enrolled workers, to new payout calculations that account for longer life expectancies of plan participants, speakers detailed at Pensions & Investments' ...

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  7. Familiar names dominate list of most-used DC managers

    truePensions & Investments' examination of the 100 largest corporate defined contribution plans found no surprises among the most-used money managers.

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  8. States taking lead in creating plans for private sector

    trueMore states aren't waiting for federal policymakers to act and instead are developing their own solutions for private-sector workers whose employers don't offer retirement plans, state and industry officials said. Federal inaction on retirement savings policy is prompting more states to come up ...

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  9. Company stock still a corporate DC staple

    trueCompany stock has played the most prominent role in the investment menus of the largest corporate defined contribution plans, although DC consultants predict employer stock's influence will decline.

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  10. Largest corporate DC plans 2015

     

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  12. P&I gathers experts to talk on the future of retirement

    truePensions & Investments on June 14-16 convened asset owners, money managers and thought leaders from around the world in New York for the 2nd Global Future of Retirement conference. Panels and conversations at the event delved into the economy, retirement policy, demographics, investing and plan ...

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  13. New definition of risk needed in challenging investment landscape

    trueInvestors need to be more risk aware and expand their idea of what risk is as they continue to seek returns in a challenging investment environment.

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