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Department of Labor Unveils Proposed Exemption for Investment Advice Fiduciaries

The U.S. Department of Labor has released a new proposed class exemption that would allow investment advice fiduciaries to receive compensation for their advice....

Bloomberg Plans to Restore DOL Fiduciary Rule if Elected

Former New York City mayor and presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg seeks to restore the Department of Labor’s now-defunct fiduciary rule, according to his recently...

President Trump Officially Nominates Eugene Scalia to Head Department of Labor

President Donald Trump announced his intent on Tuesday to nominate Eugene Scalia as the Secretary of Labor, replacing Alexander Acosta who resigned in mid-July...

SEC Approves Investment Advice Rule Package

On Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-1 along party lines and approved its four-part package of regulations aimed at reforming investment advice...

DOL to Propose New Fiduciary Rule in December, SEC to Vote...

The Department of Labor plans to introduce a new fiduciary rule proposal in December 2019 after the previous version was vacated by the Fifth...

Secretary Acosta Says DOL Will Release New Fiduciary Rule in Conjunction...

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta told the House Education and Labor Committee on Wednesday that the Department of Labor is planning to revive its fiduciary...

Edelman Financial Engines Appoints DOL Fiduciary Rule Architect Phyllis Borzi to...

Edelman Financial Engines, a registered investment advisor with $200 billion in client assets, has appointed Phyllis Borzi to its board of directors. Borzi, who...

SEC Releases Investor Testing Report on Proposed Form CRS Relationship Summary

To help address investor confusion about the nature of their relationships with investment advisers and broker-dealers, the SEC’s Office of the Investor Advocate has...

SEC Investor Advisory Committee to Hold Public Call on Regulation Best...

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s investor advisory committee will hold a public conference call next month to discuss its proposed Regulation Best Interest and...

DOL to Introduce Fiduciary Rule in September 2019

The Department of Labor plans to introduce a revised final fiduciary rule in September 2019 after the previous version was vacated by the Fifth...