LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
Free Download: Sutherland Alert-2010 in Review: ERISA Individual Prohibited Transaction Exemptions

by Dan Buchner and Mark Smith In 2010, the Department of Labor (DOL) continued an active program of issuing individual exemptions from the prohibited transaction rules of ERISA. These rules generally prohibit, among other things: Sale and lending transactions between: (1) certain retirement and...

Sutherland Alert: DOL Advisory Opinions Consider Fiduciary Issues

by Mark Smith, Dan Buchner, and Jamey Medlin The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued three advisory opinions considering fiduciary or prohibited transaction issues arising in the management of ERISA plans. Asset Manager's Selection of Remotely Affiliated Broker-Dealer In Advisory...