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Start putting together those Eddy Award entries
trueSummer is almost over, so it's time to think about applying for the annual Eddy Awards sponsored by Pensions & Investments.
Santa Clara Valley Water District taps Innovest for 457 plan review
trueSanta Clara Valley Water District hired Innovest Portfolio Solutions to conduct a review of the district's deferred compensation plan.
Gordon County schools on lookout for consultant for 2 DC plans
trueGordon County School System, Calhoun, Ga., is searching for an investment consultant for its 403(b) and 457 plans.
Global retirement systems must be reformed — EY report
trueThere is a general acceptance among industry experts, policymakers and governments that global retirement systems must be reformed
New York county looking for administrator, investment options for new 457 plan
trueTompkins County, Ithaca, N.Y., is searching for firms to provide administration, trust services and investment options for a new 457 deferred compensation plan.
Lawsuit against Financial Engines a red flag for plan executives
trueGRQ Investment Management filed a lawsuit Aug. 8 against Financial Engines and Financial Engines Advisors in U.S. District Court claiming Financial Engines infringed on a pair of patents belonging to GRQ.
Wood Buffalo in Alberta looking for record keeper
trueWood Buffalo, Fort McMurray, Alberta, issued an RFP for a record keeper for its two defined contribution plans
Sacramento utility seeks consultant for two DC plans
trueSacramento (Calif.) Municipal Utility District is searching for an investment consultant for its $208 million 401(k) and $99 million 457 plans
Oregon 457 plan adds real return option
trueOregon Investment Council, Tigard, added a real return investment option and switched some equity managers for the state's $1.6 billion 457 plan
Supreme Court appeal filed in DC plan fiduciary breach case
truePlaintiffs in a defined contribution plan fiduciary breach case, Tussey et al. vs. ABB Inc. et al., have filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court.
AMN Healthcare goes with Prudential for 401(k) record keeper
trueAMN Healthcare Inc. hired Prudential Retirement as the record keeper of its 401(k) plan.
SolarCity signs Fidelity as record keeper
trueSolarCity Corp. hired Fidelity Investments as record keeper of its 401(k) plan.
Clackamas Fire District recommends Hyas Group as investment consultant
trueClackamas Fire District #1 Deferred Compensation and Matching Plans, Milwaukie, Ore., recommended hiring Hyas Group as its first investment consultant.
Our Lady of the Lake University taps Transamerica
trueOur Lady of the Lake University hired Transamerica Retirement Solutions as record keeper of is 403(b) plan.
Texas Prepaid changes provider for 3 plans
trueTexas Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board hired NorthStar Financial Services Group as service provider for its $413 million Texas Tuition Promise Fund, $252 million Texas College Savings Plan and $154 million LoneStar 529 Plan.