Supreme Court building with guard in front (Photo: Shutterstock)

In the recent Supreme Court decision on Hughes v. Northwestern University, retirement plan participants alleged plan fiduciaries breached their duties. The fact that the case went as high  as the Supreme Court meant it attracted much attention from the retirement industry. To get a clearer picture on the implications of the Supreme Court’s ruling, we turned to attorney Emily Seymour Costin, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP for help. Alston & Bird associate Ellie Studdard also contributed to the responses.

BenefitsPRO: Could you explain the case and the ruling)?

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited BenefitsPRO.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical BenefitsPRO.com information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com

Already have an account?

C.J. Marwitz

C.J. Marwitz is a writer and editor.

More from this author

 

BenefitsPRO

Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2022 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.