ERISA

Our staff and affiliates have been at the forefront of numerous matters involving ERISA and pension performance–related issues. Analysis Group has worked on some of the largest ERISA-related litigations in recent years. We have examined investment suitability, evaluated company stock holdings, analyzed allegations of excessive fees, and consulted on matters specific to defined benefit pension plans.

Our Capabilities and Analyses

Some of our work includes:

  • Assessing the reasonableness of the due diligence process used to select and monitor investment options, the investments selected for retirement plans, and the fees charged to plans and plan participants
  • Examining equity analyst coverage on stock, institutional holdings in the stock, and new institutional investment in the stock when analyzing whether an investment plan’s assets were prudently managed
  • Analyzing allegations of excessive fees charged to plan participants by the administrator of large, defined-contribution plans
  • Analyzing allegations of mismanagement of pension assets, improper conversion of a defined benefit plan to a cash balance formula, and inadequate disclosures to participants
  • Evaluating issues related to class certification and the economics of retirement plan products, as well as loss causation and damages issues
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