Not only have investors stood by scandal-tainted funds’ side, but so have 401(k) plan sponsors. Despite the steady uproar from shareholder activists since numerous mutual fund providers fell under regulators’ swords last year, few employers have gotten around to making administrative changes in their 401(k) plans.

A newly released study from Plan Sponsor magazine reveals roughly half of the respondents in a survey group representing eight million participants made any significant changes to their 401(k) plans despite numerous reports of improper trading activities within retirement plans.

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