The Core Fiduciary Duties
1. Duty of Loyalty. -- Act in good faith. Serve participants best interest. Avoid conflicts of interest.
2. Duty of Care -- ERISA Requires Plan Sponsors to make decisions as a Prudent Person who is knowledgeable in such maters would. They must exercise professional competence and good judgement. They must demonstrate prudence and diligence.
Fiduciary excellence is measured by ongoing usage of prudent process and procedures.