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Ongoing Debate: When (If Ever) Can a Fiduciary Legally Engage in Self-Dealing?

    Ongoing Debate: When (If Ever) Can a Fiduciary Legally Engage in Self-Dealing?

On the face of it, there appears to be little room for debate. Upon closer examination, however, the specifics of particular circumstances can muddle things up. Would you like to see what we mean by this? Here’s what you get when you ask the experts whether or not a fiduciary can ever legally engage in self-dealing.

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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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FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 12/1/17

    FiduciaryNews.com Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 12/1/17

New thinking, delay of game, and moving (too far?) ahead.

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 4/26/13

PBS’ Frontline Retirement Gamble fallout, falling fees, and soon to be falling bonds prices.

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Study: SEC Fiduciary Delay Costing Retirement Investors $1 Billion per Month

Will the scandalous conclusions of this new research take the bloom off of the rose of the 401k plan?

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FiduciaryNews Trending Topics for ERISA Plan Sponsors: Week Ending 2/8/13

Americans to Gov: Don’t Tread on My 401k; Americans to Big Finance: Don’t Tread on My 401k; Americans to Markets: What, me worry?

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