DOL Unit Prepares Multi-Employer Health Purchasing Proposal
The OMB is putting a draft of the proposal, which has not been released, through a regulatory review.
Advisors Must Act in Customers' Best Interest: DOL Secretary
Alex Acosta said EBSA will go after retirement advisors in material breach of the standards.
Senate Panel Schedules SEC Nomination Hearing for Peirce, Jackson
If confirmed by the full Senate next week, both would enter the agency as it crafts a fiduciary rule.
Commonwealth CEO Upbeat on DOL Fiduciary, ‘RIA-zation’
Wayne Bloom and other execs highlight the growth of the firm’s indie advisors at a national event in San Diego.
Trump Names New EBSA Chief to Replace Borzi
If confirmed, Preston Rutledge will be instrumental in shepherding through any change that Labor makes to its fiduciary rule.
DOL May Kill Major Group Disability Claim Regulation
EBSA says it wants to give the public a new chance to comment on an Obama-era final rule.
Top 3 Ways BDs Can Help FAs With DOL-Related Platform Shifts
Broker-dealers should help advisors with new technology, criteria for picking third-party asset managers and improved planning tools.
7 Exclusions From the Fiduciary Rule ‘Investment Advice’ Definition
The rule, or something like it, could still take effect. Better be prepared.
Why You Can’t Be ‘Three-Quarters of a Fiduciary’
Former SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar’s comments reverberate more loudly today, as fiduciary rules at DOL, SEC and CFP Board come into focus.
5 Financial Professional Ideas for Improving the DOL Fiduciary Rule
Some industry commenters have suggestions beyond just putting it through a shredder.