House Panel Sets Wednesday Markup on Bill to Halt DOL Fiduciary Rule
The Retail lnvestor Protection Act would force the DOL to wait for an SEC fiduciary rule.
House GOP Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Stall DOL Fiduciary Rule
Rep. Jeb Hensarling said he would advance Rep. Ann Wagner's Retail Investor Protection Act to “stop” the Department of Labor's “misguided” fiduciary rule.
Boehner’s Exit Means No Government Shutdown (for Now): Analysts
Political watchers say the departing House speaker will negotiate a short-term funding bill. But when it expires on Dec. 11, the battle will begin again.
Bill Halting DOL Fiduciary Rule to Move Ahead
House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling says he'll advance Rep. Ann Wagner's Retail Investor Protection Act as it "will stop" the DOL's "misguided" fiduciary rule.
Firms Must Report CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio Under New SEC Rule
The “controversial, contentious” rule garnered a whopping 287,400 comment letters, SEC Chairwoman White said.
Dodd and Frank on Dodd-Frank
“We did very difficult, politically hard things” in the Dodd-Frank Act, former Massachusetts congressman Barney Frank said. “My head hurt.”
After Obama Address, Battle Lines Are Drawn in Congress
Industry trade groups and lawmakers were quick to weigh in with praise and criticism of issues raised in President Obama's mid-January State of the Union address, namely cybersecurity, the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, taxes and entitlement reform.
Key Congressional Committees Get New Leaders
The start of the new GOP-controlled Congress brings with it new faces to key congressional committees that hold sway over a variety of issues impacting advisors.
Obama’s State of the Union Financial Proposals Draw Praise, Criticism
Industry trade groups and lawmakers were quick to weigh in on Obama's plans, or lack thereof, on cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, taxes and entitlement reform.
GOP Thwarts Rep. Waters’ Effort to Add User-Fees Bill to Dodd-Frank Package
GOP lawmakers blocked the user-fees bill aimed for the Dodd-Frank rollback package that passed the House on Wednesday.