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The Supreme Court's LaRue Decision, and What it Means for Retirement Plan Fiduciaries

Journal of Pension Benefits, Vol. 15, No. 4, p. 5, Summer 2008

5 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2009  

David A. Pratt

Albany Law School

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

In February 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court held that Section 502(a)(2) of ERISA authorizes recovery for fiduciary breaches that impair the value of plan assets in a participant's individual account. [LaRue v. DeWolff, Boberg & Associates, Inc., et al., 128 S. Ct. 1020 (2008).] This article will discuss the opinions handed down by the Justices and the significance of the decision for retirement plan fiduciaries.

Keywords: ERISA, retirement plan fiduciaries

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Pratt, David A., The Supreme Court's LaRue Decision, and What it Means for Retirement Plan Fiduciaries (2008). Journal of Pension Benefits, Vol. 15, No. 4, p. 5, Summer 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1431614

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