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Newport Group Ranked a Top DC Recordkeeper, and One of the Fastest Growing in the Industry 

Walnut Creek, CA—July 25, 2019—We are pleased to announce that Plansponsor magazine has again named Newport Group one of the nation's Top 20 defined contribution recordkeepers in the retirement industry. 

Sponsor Webinar: Protecting Your Company and Participant Information Online

Newport Group understands how important information and data security is to your business and ours. In this fraud protection webinar, discover the ways we are protecting our clients and their retirement plan participants' information from security breaches, with topics including: 

  • Enterprise cybersecurity
  • Fraud mitigation
  • Identity fraud
  • Common cybersecurity myths in the retirement industry 
  • Fraud prevention best practices 


Discover MEPs - A Solution for your Small Business Clients

Speaker: Executive Vice President Michael DiCenso
Air Date: July 16, 2019

Advisor Webinar: Discover MEPs - A Solution for your Small Business Clients

Multiple Employer Plans: MEPs can be a great tool for small business because they allow smaller companies to join together under a single plan. This “strength in numbers” approach makes it easier and more affordable to offer a market-competitive retirement plan to employees.
Learn the difference between Closed MEPs and Open MEP and more. . .

  • Pros and Cons of MEP legislation 
  • 5500 Requirements
  • Leaving a MEP 
  • 3(16) Fiduciary services for MEPs
  • Pending Legislation and what that might mean: 
  • Secure Act
  • RESA
  • RSSA
  • Trump Initiative
  • Relief from One Bad Apple Rule
  • DOL’s Multiple Employer Rule
Multiple Employer Plans could play a very important role to help address the national issue of retirement plan coverage in the workplace. As a recognized leader in MEPs, Newport Group can help guide your efforts in this market. 

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Newport Group, Inc. and its affiliates provide recordkeeping, plan administration, trust and custody, consulting, fiduciary consulting, insurance and brokerage services. Fiduciary consulting services are provided through Newport Group Securities, Inc., an SEC-registered investment adviser and FINRA-registered broker-dealer, and Newport Group Consulting, LLC, an SEC-registered investment adviser. Newport Group Securities, Inc. and Newport Group Consulting, LLC are affiliates of Newport Group, Inc. All securities transactions are provided through Newport Group Securities, Inc., in its role as broker-dealer. All fiduciary consulting services are provided through the registered investment advisers. When offering variable insurance products, Newport Group Securities, Inc. acts solely in its capacity as a broker-dealer. Trust and custody services provided by Newport Trust Company, a New Hampshire state chartered trust company and wholly owned subsidiary of Newport Group, Inc.