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DOL Fiduciary Rule Post-Mortem: How Long Will the Taste Linger?

    DOL Fiduciary Rule Post-Mortem: How Long Will the Taste Linger?

Is the DOL’s Defunct Rule a Fiduciary Obi-Wan: More Powerful Dead Than Alive?

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Exclusive Interview: MoneyTrack’s Pam Krueger Says It’s Time for Industry and Regulators to “Pick a Lane”

    Exclusive Interview: MoneyTrack’s Pam Krueger Says It’s Time for Industry and Regulators to “Pick a Lane”

“Pick a lane… please. Why is the SEC living in the land of ambiguity? Lead, follow, or step aside. I may not agree with Ken Fisher very often but on this point, I believe he nailed it…”

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 8/3/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 8/3/18

In an otherwise quiet week, does anyone else think it strange that a whole slew of articles came out on this one particular topic?

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5 Examples of Self-Dealing Transactions that are Prohibited as a Result of Fiduciary Duty

    5 Examples of Self-Dealing Transactions that are Prohibited as a Result of Fiduciary Duty

While the fiduciary should be fairly compensated, the fiduciary is prohibited from engaging in activities that might increase that compensation to the detriment of the interests of the beneficiary. Such activities represent the definition of a self-dealing transactions. Here are some examples of self-dealing transactions that, if executed, will likely result in a fiduciary breach.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 7/27/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 7/27/18

FutureWorld of Retirement, The Zombie Fiduciary, and Treating Social Security Like a Bond.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 7/20/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 7/20/18

Legislative Odds-Making, the True Cost of Low Fees, and When “Safe” Investing Isn’t Safe.

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Exclusive Interview: NAPA President-Elect Jania Stout Explains How to Keep HSA From Cannibalizing Retirement Savings

    Exclusive Interview: NAPA President-Elect Jania Stout Explains How to Keep HSA From Cannibalizing Retirement Savings

“…anytime we are talking about disclosures, don’t make them like the lovely 404a notices. Make them simple and easy to understand. Otherwise you lose the whole point of the disclosure.”

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 7/6/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 7/6/18

Be wary of these regulatory plugs, marketing buzz, and investment fads.

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Exclusive Interview: Phyllis Borzi says Original Fiduciary 5-Part Test Left Plan Sponsors “Holding the Bag”

    Exclusive Interview: Phyllis Borzi says Original Fiduciary 5-Part Test Left Plan Sponsors “Holding the Bag”

For 8 years as Assistant Secretary of EBSA, Phyllis Borzi fought vigorously to protect plan sponsors and retirement savers under the uniform fiduciary umbrella. Here, she answers questions about the past, present and future of the Fiduciary Rule.

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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 5/4/18

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 5/4/18

Fiduciary Scorecard: SEC down and DOL out; 12b-1 matters; and TDFs might not (in the way you think they do)

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