More than ever, good governance, smart management crucialBy Colin Ripsman and Oma Sharma11/04/2002|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/04/2002 The rapid growth in defined contribution (DC) plans began in the early 1990s, coinciding with one of the strongest bull markets in history. The recent slowdown in financial markets, coupled with highly publicized scandals involving the DC plans of some major U.S. corporations, are causing some DC plan sponsors to question whether they are doing the right thing. In fact they are. DC plans are an appropriate choice for many plan sponsors, but the challenges need to be managed carefully. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.