Fred Reish represents clients in fiduciary issues, prohibited transactions, tax-qualification and Department of Labor, Securities and Exchange Commission and FINRA examinations of retirement plans and IRA issues.
Fred works with both private and public sector entities and their plans and fiduciaries and represents plans, employers and fiduciaries before federal agencies such as the DOL and IRS.
He consults with banks, trust companies, insurance companies and mutual fund management companies on 401(k) recordkeeping services, investment products and issues related to plan investments and retirement income.
He also represents broker-dealers and registered investment advisers on issues related to fiduciary status and compliance, prohibited transactions and internal procedures.
His experience also includes advising insurance companies and investment managers of the development of products and services that are consistent with ERISA’s fiduciary standards and prohibited transaction restrictions, including retirement income investments and guarantees.
Fred regularly blogs at FredReish.com where he provides updates and insights on the retirement industry for service providers, plan sponsors and registered investment advisers. He is also a contributor to Drinker Biddle’s Broker-Dealer Law Blog, which provides practical insights on litigation, regulatory, compliance and fiduciary issues impacting broker-dealers.
Fred has written four books and over 350 articles on fiduciary responsibility, prohibited transactions, IRS and DOL audits, and pension plan disputes. He authors a monthly column on 401(k) fiduciary responsibility for PLANSPONSOR magazine. He has been quoted extensively in publications, including: The Wall Street Journal, CFO Magazine, Los Angeles Times, USA Today,
- University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, J.D.
- Arizona State University, B.S.
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