How to Comply Now With Labor's Fiduciary Rule(s)
Here are some guidelines on what rules apply to investment recommendations, retirement plans and IRAs until the rule is eventually killed.
DOL Fiduciary Rule's Fate: 3 Possible Scenarios
Even if the Trump administration decides to delay or withdraw the rule, rollovers will continue to be a focus of regulators, attorney Fred Reish says.
Deciphering ‘BICE-Lite’ in the DOL Fiduciary FAQs
DOL’s streamlined provision for recommendations of distributions and rollovers by “Level Fee Fiduciaries” is useful, but strings are attached.
3 IRA Transactions Exempt From DOL Fiduciary Level Fee Rule
There are three recommendations that are fiduciary in nature and automatically result in prohibited transactions under DOL's fiduciary rule, and they all involve IRAs.
How to Comply With IRA Comp Rules Under DOL Fiduciary
Advisors beware: It’s a prohibited transaction for tax-qualified, ERISA-governed retirement plans, including IRAs, to pay more than reasonable compensation to the plans’ service providers.
How to Comply With DOL’s Best Interest Standard of Care
The DOL fiduciary rule’s best interest standard of care will impact advisors’ advice on IRAs on both a macro and micro level.
Don't Let BICE Hubbub Drown Out Burden of DOL Best Interest Standard
While the burdens of BICE are substantial, many people are overlooking the equally significant impact of the best interest standard, ERISA lawyer Fred Reish writes.