Bachus, McCarthy Introduce SRO Redraft
House Financial Services Chairman Spencer Bachus reintroduced on Wednesday his draft bill calling for an SRO for advisors—one week after industry sources told AdvisorOne that an SRO bill was imminent.
Fierce Opposition to Labor Department’s Fiduciary Proposal
As comments from the House committee hearing over the redefinition make clear, opposition to the DOL’s redefinition of ‘fiduciary’ is bipartisan and fierce.
Lawmakers Grill DOL’s Solis on Fiduciary Duty Redraft
At a House hearing, lawmakers took Labor Secretary Hilda Solis to task Wednesday over how the DOL’s recrafting of its fiduciary rule is progressing—specifically on the timing of the re-proposed rule and the rule’s inclusion of IRAs.
House Financial Services Releases List of Democrats to Fill Six Subcommittees
Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, has announced the Committee’s six subcommittee Ranking Members along with the Democratic members of those committees.