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Financial Services Institute Requests that DOL Extend Comment Period on Independent...

The Financial Services Institute is asking the U.S. Department of Labor to extend the comment period for an Independent Contractor Rule Proposal released by...

Financial Services Institute Names 2022 Board and Executive Committee Members

The Financial Services Institute, a trade group representing independent financial advisors and independent financial services firms, has named four new directors to its board...

FSI Challenges DOL Independent Contractor Rule Withdrawal

The Financial Services Institute, a trade group representing independent financial advisors and independent financial services firms, has joined in filing an amended complaint against...

FSI Launches Health Insurance Program for Financial Advisors

The Financial Services Institute (FSI), a trade group representing independent financial advisors and independent financial services firms, has launched a health insurance program for...

FSI Elects HighTower CEO Bob Oros to its Board of Directors

The Financial Services Institute has elected Bob Oros, chief executive officer of HighTower Advisors, as a member of its board of directors. “For years our...

Former Cetera and Advisor Group CEO Joins Board of Clark Capital

Clark Capital Management Group, an independent asset management firm, has appointed industry veteran Larry Roth to its board of directors. Roth is the former CEO...

FSI Partners with Bill Bachrach on Client Acquisition Training Platform

The Financial Services Institute, an organization representing independent financial advisors and independent financial services firms, has partnered with Bachrach & Associates Inc. to offer...

Brian Kovack Launches FINRA Board Re-Election Campaign

Brian Kovack, president and co-founder of independent broker-dealer Kovack Securities Inc., is running for re-election to the mid-size firm seat on the FINRA board...

DOL Fiduciary Rule Officially Dead

After a six-week delay, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued its mandate killing the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule which attempted to...

Supreme Court Deadline Passes as DOL’s Fiduciary Rule Remains in Limbo

The June 13th deadline for the Labor Department to petition the Supreme Court to hear its case passed without fanfare on Wednesday, as the...

Industry Groups Urge Fifth Circuit to Dissolve DOL Fiduciary Rule

The American Council of Life Insurers and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors sent a letter to the Fifth Circuit Court of...

Fifth Circuit Denies States’ Second Attempt to Intervene in Fiduciary Rule...

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has denied the second request by the Attorneys General of California, Oregon, and New York to intervene as...

Senate Democrats Want Supreme Court to Weigh in on DOL Fiduciary...

A handful of Senate Democrats sent a letter to Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta urging the Department of Labor to reverse course on its decision...

States Launch Hail Mary Attempt to Save DOL Fiduciary Rule

In a last-ditch effort to save the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule, the Attorneys General for California, New York and Oregon asked the Fifth...

Fifth Circuit Denies AARP/States’ Fiduciary Rule Intervention Attempt

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected the motions submitted by the AARP and the attorneys general of California, New York and Oregon...

Plaintiffs Urge Fifth Circuit to Reject AARP/States Rehearing Request as Appeal...

The deadline has now passed for the Department of Labor to request a rehearing by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the case...

AARP and Three Attorneys General Attempt to Save DOL Fiduciary Rule

The AARP, a non-profit advocacy group that represents American retirees, along with the attorneys general of New York, Oregon, and California, filed separate motions...

DOL Halts Fiduciary Rule Enforcement Following Appeals Court Decision

In light of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling to vacate the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule, federal regulators will not enforce the...

Appeals Court Strikes Down DOL Fiduciary Rule

A federal appeals court voted 2-1 to vacate the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule on the grounds that the regulation bears hallmarks of “unreasonableness”...

Appeals Court Upholds DOL Fiduciary Rule

A federal appeals court ruled in favor of the Department of Labor on Tuesday in the fiduciary rule case filed by Market Synergy Group,...