Fiduciary misperceptions about investment selection and monitoring – T. Rowe Price Investment Services, Inc

Plan sponsors face an increasingly complex fiduciary landscape, as well as pressure to provide an optimal plan experience for participants at a reasonable cost. Making investment decisions
under these conditions can prove challenging. In a litigation-prone environment, a fiduciary’s thoughtful, logical investment selection and oversight process should guard against misperceptions that are driven more by fear of litigation. We want to help fiduciaries separate the “news from the noise.” On the back, we have identified five misperceptions of fiduciary risk that fiduciaries may want to consider, with an eye to avoiding common pitfalls and popular myths regarding fiduciary actions.