Fiduciary issues: Avoid six common mistakes

In the third video in this series, Bruce Ashton of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP presents Fiduciary Issues: Avoid Six Common Mistakes. He’ll discuss each mistake, explain why it’s problematic and offer strategies to prevent it. Covered topics include:

  1. 1. Operating the plan in accordance with its terms
  2. 2. Ensuring compliance
  3. 3. Prudently selecting and monitoring service providers
  4. 4. Prudently selecting and monitoring investments
  5. 5. Distinguishing between fiduciary and “settlor” functions
  6. 6. Avoiding prohibited transactions

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