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ADISA Submits Comment Letter in Support of the DOL’s Proposed Fiduciary Rule Delay

ADISA Submits Comment Letter in Support of the DOL’s Proposed Fiduciary Rule DelayThe Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association, a trade association representing the…

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News |Regulatory |States | Aug 31 2017

DOL Opens 15-Day Comment Period on Fiduciary Rule Delay

The Department of Labor has opened a 15-day comment period on its proposal to delay the remaining provisions of its fiduciary rule for 18 months, according to a proposed rule…

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News |Regulatory |States | Aug 30 2017

Fiduciary Rule Implementation Delay Approved by OMB

The Office of Management and Budget has approved a proposal by the Department of Labor to delay implementation of the remaining provisions of the agency’s fiduciary rule for 18…

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News |Regulatory |States | Aug 28 2017

DOL Working to Kill Fiduciary Rule Class Action Provision

The Department of Labor further indicated in a recent court filing in the Thrivent Financial case that it may be working to nix a portion of its fiduciary rule that makes it easier…

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News |Regulatory |States | Aug 10 2017

DOL Seeks 18-Month Delay to Remaining Fiduciary Rule Provisions

The Department of Labor is seeking to delay implementation of the remaining provisions of the fiduciary rule for 18 months until July 1, 2019, according to a notice filed in the…

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News |Regulatory |States | Aug 09 2017

Study: Advisors Drop 150,000 Clients Due to DOL Fiduciary Rule

The Insured Retirement Institute, an industry trade group, responded to the Department of Labor’s request for information claiming that the partial implementation of the fiduciary…

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News |Regulatory |States | Jul 27 2017

ADISA and the Financial Services Roundtable to Study Early Effects of the DOL Fiduciary Rule

The Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association, a trade association representing the non-traded alternative investment industry, is teaming up with the Financial…

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News |Regulatory |States | Jul 21 2017

Bill to Repeal Fiduciary Rule Approved in House Committee

The House Committee on Education and the Workforce approved the Affordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act (H.R. 2823) in a 23 to 17 vote along party lines.  The bill,...

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News |Regulatory |States | Jul 18 2017

Bill to Kill DOL Fiduciary Rule Advances in House

On Wednesday, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce will mark up the Affordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act (H.R. 2823), a bill introduced last month by Rep. Phil…

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News |Regulatory |States | Jul 14 2017

House Committee Conducts Hearing on Bill to Kill DOL Fiduciary

The Financial Services Committee held a hearing on Thursday to discuss a legislative proposal introduced by Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) that would repeal the Department of Labor’s…

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News |Regulatory |States | Jul 12 2017

Rep. Wagner Introduces Bill to Replace DOL Fiduciary Rule With Best Interest Standard

A congressional subcommittee is holding a hearing on Thursday to review the impact of the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule on the capital markets and to discuss legislation…

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News |Regulatory |States | Jul 06 2017

Labor Department Drops Defense of Class Action Lawsuits Stemming from Fiduciary Rule

The U.S. Justice Department, on behalf of the Department of Labor, is urging the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the fiduciary rule in light of the current litigation…

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News |Regulatory |States | Jun 30 2017

DOL Seeks Public Comments on Changes to Fiduciary Rule, Pledges to Work with SEC on Uniform Standard

The chairs of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Labor testified before separate Senate Appropriations Subcommittees this week on their respective fiscal…

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News |Regulatory |States | Jun 09 2017

House Passes Legislation to Halt DOL Fiduciary Rule

The House approved legislation on Thursday that seeks to repeal certain Dodd-Frank banking and securities regulations, as well as the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule that…

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News |Regulatory |States | Jun 08 2017

Labor Secretary Indicates that Changes Are Coming to Fiduciary Rule

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta sat before a House Appropriations subcommittee during a budget hearing on Wednesday and suggested that the previous administration may not have…

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SEC Engages in DOL Fiduciary Rule Debate, Seeks Public Comment

The Securities and Exchange Commission is entering the fiduciary rule debate and seeking the public’s input on standards of conduct for investment advisers and broker-dealers when…

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News |Regulatory |States | May 31 2017

US Chamber: DOL Fiduciary Rule Harming American Investors

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the nation’s largest business trade group and outspoken opponent of the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule, has issued a report stating that the DOL…

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News |Regulatory |States | May 23 2017

Labor Secretary to Allow DOL Fiduciary Rule Implementation During Ongoing Review

The Department of Labor announced on Monday night that the fiduciary rule will become applicable on June 9th while the agency seeks additional public comment on the controversial…

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News |Regulatory |States | May 15 2017

Legal Group Argues Fiduciary Rule Violates Free Speech

Washington Legal Foundation, a public-interest law firm and Washington D.C. think tank, filed an amicus brief urging the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse the lower court’s…

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News |Regulatory |States | May 11 2017

Labor Secretary Seeks to “Freeze” Fiduciary Rule

Newly appointed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is reportedly making the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule his number one priority and “actively seeking a way to freeze the…

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