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Self-Dealing Ban Eliminates Greatest Fiduciary Conflict-of-Interest

    Self-Dealing Ban Eliminates Greatest Fiduciary Conflict-of-Interest

The definition of “conflict-of-interest” has become so broadly defined as to render it useless. It’s better to focus on the one conflict-of-interest that, with very limited exceptions, fiduciaries have had to outright ban for centuries. Ironically, in contrast to this precedent, it remains the one conflict-of-interest the DOL expressly permits.

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Exclusive Interview with Charles Field: Less Restrictive Open 401k MEPs Relieve Some Burdens for Smaller Employers

    Exclusive Interview with Charles Field: Less Restrictive Open 401k MEPs Relieve Some Burdens for Smaller Employers

“We have reached a watershed moment for retirement planning and saving.”

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What’s the Immediate Impact of the DOL Fiduciary Rule on 401k Plan Sponsors?

    What’s the Immediate Impact of the DOL Fiduciary Rule on 401k Plan Sponsors?

“Hopefully,” says Reese, “this past year gave employers a better understanding of what they need to look out for to act as fiduciaries for their plan participants.”

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DOL Fiduciary Rule’s Conflict-of-Interest Split Personality

    DOL Fiduciary Rule’s Conflict-of-Interest Split Personality

The DOL’s new Rule both discourages and permits continued conflicts-of-interest.

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