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Fiduciary Rule SNAFU: What Happened, What Happens Next, and Does It Really Matter?

    Fiduciary Rule SNAFU: What Happened, What Happens Next, and Does It Really Matter?

In the final analysis, we may get the best of both worlds, a reduced regulatory compliance burden with a market that imposes the fiduciary standard.

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Exclusive Interview with fi360’s Blaine Aikin: DOL’s Fiduciary Rule “Takes Advisors to a Fork in the Road”

    Exclusive Interview with fi360’s Blaine Aikin: DOL’s Fiduciary Rule “Takes Advisors to a Fork in the Road”

Aiken says “There is no turning back” on DOL’s Fiduciary Rule as its momentum is “unstoppable” and regulation is “a lagging indicator.”

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Exclusive Interview with fi360’s Blaine Aikin: Competitive Forces Favor Fiduciary Standard

Investors who understand the fiduciary standard demand it, and practitioners who fail to embrace it will find themselves at an increasingly competitive disadvantage.

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Has SEC Unfairly Rigged Its Fiduciary Questionnaire?

The SEC is asking “how do we constrain fiduciary” instead of the other way around.

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 11/16/12

Will retirees pay for Washington’s fiscal mismanagement? Has pinning the fiduciary onus on plan sponsors been the wrong approach all along? And more…

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Why the Fiduciary Standard Can’t Live in Harmony

Is the call for “harmonizing” the SEC and DOL versions of the fiduciary standard merely a ruse to thwart the entire effort?

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Survey Threatens SIFMA/FSI Fiduciary Positions

There’s no turning back. The cat is out of the bag. Regulators or not, the marketplace seems to have already made the decision to adopt the fiduciary standard.

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Thoughts on Attending My First fi360 Conference

I was sad when it was over. It was like saying goodbye to old friends. I wanted to stay and keep talking. Oh well, there’s always next year…

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Stunning Academic Study May Cause DOL to Retain Original Proposal for Fiduciary Definition

To the extent regulation improves efficiencies, there will always be winners and losers. Those who don’t benefit will always oppose the change.

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