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.
Over Half of House Democrats Call for Changes in DOL Fiduciary Plan
A comment letter signed by 96 House Democrats asks for a less prescriptive approach to fiduciary regulation.
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.
Rep. Wagner Wants Bill to Halt DOL Fiduciary Rule Marked Up by Month-End
"DOL is dug in on this, but I’m pretty dug in, too," Wagner said ahead of a Thursday hearing on her bill.
DOL Advances State-Based Retirement Plan Rule
DOL has filed with OMB its proposed rule designed to make it easier for states to offer retirement plans without running afoul of ERISA.
DOL Fiduciary Plan Needs Rollover Exemption: Retirement Experts
Lawmakers and ARA say a new exemption is needed so plan advisors won’t be prohibited from helping participants with rollovers.
Next Up for DOL Fiduciary Redraft: Hearings
Now that the comment period on the DOL's fiduciary redraft has ended, opponents and those in favor of the rulemaking will participate in hearings regarding the plan the week of Aug. 10.
Lawmakers Ask DOL to Start Over on Fiduciary Rule
“We feel it is in the interest of our constituents that the DOL repropose this fiduciary regulation,” lawmakers tell Labor’s Thomas Perez.
SEC’s Gallagher Doubts DOL’s Willingness to Listen
The proposed fiduciary rule is based on a "misguided notion" that fee-based compensation is always superior, the commissioner says.