Focus on . . . Default Investments and Section 404(C)

Journal of Pension Benefits, Vol. 14, No. 3, p. 43, Spring 2007

7 Pages Posted: 14 Jul 2009  

David A. Pratt

Albany Law School

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

ERISA Section 404(c) protects retirement plan fiduciaries from liability for the consequences of investment decisions made by plan participants or beneficiaries. The DOL and PPA have expanded such protections. Related topics covered in this article include qualified default investment alternatives and automatic enrollment programs, blackout periods, mapping, and preemption.

Keywords: ERISA Section 404(c), retirement

Suggested Citation

Pratt, David A., Focus on . . . Default Investments and Section 404(C) (2007). Journal of Pension Benefits, Vol. 14, No. 3, p. 43, Spring 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1434034

David A. Pratt (Contact Author)

Albany Law School ( email )

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Albany, NY 12208
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