DOL’s Perez Makes Plea to Trump as NAFA Appeals Fiduciary Decision
In an exit memo, Perez said the next administration and Congress “must adequately fund DOL’s enforcement” of the fiduciary and overtime rules.
Trump, New Congress Must Cut Energy Regs: Oil Lobbyists
The American Petroleum Institute wants Trump and Congress to pare down in first 100 days federal rules that conflict with those imposed by the states.
Will Trump Choice for SEC Chief Stand Up for Investors?
SEC pick Jay Clayton is a "highly regarded" lawyer, but a pro-regulation group hopes he can move beyond his background representing big banks.
SEC Launches Multi-Branch Exam Initiative
The exams will focus on the challenges of operating remote branches.
SEC Issues DOL Fiduciary Rule Guidance for Mutual Funds
The guidance helps funds streamline the process of offering certain fee structures designed to achieve level compensation.
Dissecting the Donald Trump Effect
So what changes — revolutionary or otherwise — are in store for advisors and their clients under a Trump administration?
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Says It’s Working With Trump to Kill DOL Fiduciary Rule
The biggest issue for advisors in 2016 was the DOL’s long-aborning rule under which any advisor providing retirement advice is deemed a fiduciary under ERISA.
Crossing the Digital Divide
New years are customarily accompanied by resolutions — and United Capital’s Joe Duran recently gave advisors three years’ worth.
Investors Beware: Tax ‘Volatility,’ Regulatory Upheaval on Horizon
Friedman and Valliere look at changes in retirement, tax, entitlement and investing policies coming in 2017.
Wagner Law Group to Open Washington Office
ERISA attorney Marcia Wagner says the new office will help navigate "some of the most complicated legal and regulatory landscapes."