Senator Enters Race to Kill DOL Fiduciary Rule
Sen. Roy Blunt's bill is companion legislation to Rep. Ann Wagner's bill, the Retail Investor Protection Act, which passed the House in October.
How Annuities Will Be Transformed by DOL Fiduciary Rule
After DOL’s rule is adopted this year, advisors will face a very different world when designing or selling annuities.
Bills Introduced to Foil DOL Fiduciary Plan
The SAVERS and ARAP Acts aim to preserve relationships between advisors and retirement savers, supporters say.
SEC Fiduciary Rule to Include ‘Deep Economic Analysis’: Chief White
The SEC’s uniform fiduciary proposal for brokers and advisors will include plenty of research on the rule’s impact on retail investors.
Valliere Upbeat on Ryan, Economy; Predicts Clinton vs. Rubio Election
The political strategist talks about why both parties are terrified of their presidential front-runners and says the fiscal picture is brighter than many observers think.
Guggenheim Unit to Pay SEC $20M Over Compliance Failures
The group failed to disclose an executive’s $50 million loan from a client; staff took “dozens of trips” on clients’ planes.
DOL Extends Fiduciary Comment Period by 15 Days
With the 15-day extension, “the initial comment period will be 90 days and the department anticipates the opportunity for public comments may be more than 140 days in total,” DOL says.
HighTower Adds $750M Team From Morgan Stanley
Meanwhile, Focus Financial brings in a $600 million group, and Merrill Lynch grabs a $160 million advisor.
TD Ameritrade’s Schweiss Named Fiduciary of the Year
Past winners include David Tittsworth, W. Scott Simon, Ron Rhoades and Eugene Maloney.
Make the DOL Fiduciary Headlines Work for Your Retirement Practice
Advisors can use the current media focus on fiduciary standards and retirement planning to fuel their growth.