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Federal Register: DOL Adopts Final Rule Allowing Use Of Multiple Employer Plans
The DOL final rule allowing small businesses to join together to sponsor 401k plans for their employees was published in the Federal Register.
United States
8 Aug 2019
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DOL Proposes Regulation To Allow Use Of Multiple Employer Plans
The DOL proposed a new regulation to allow small businesses to join together to sponsor 401k plans for their employees.
United States
26 Oct 2018
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SEC Warns Investors of Risks In Self-Directed IRAs
The SEC Office of Investor Education and Advocacy ("OIEA") warned investors of risks associated with "self-directed" individual retirement accounts ("SD-IRAs").
United States
17 Aug 2018
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State Attorneys General File Motion To Reconsider DOL Fiduciary Rule Decision
Acting New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood, along with the Attorneys General of California and Oregon, requested that the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reconsider its recent decision ...
United States
21 May 2018
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DOL Issues Temporary Non-Enforcement Policy On Fiduciary Rule
The DOL issued a Field Assistance Bulletin setting forth a temporary enforcement policy applicable to investment advice fiduciaries.
United States
15 May 2018
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Fifth Circuit Denies Motions To Intervene In DOL Fiduciary Lawsuit
A three-judge panel for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an Order.
United States
8 May 2018
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DOL Clarifies Plan Fiduciary Responsibilities
On April 23, 2018, the DOL issued a Field Assistance Bulletin ("FAB") to provide the national and regional offices of the Employee Benefits Security Administration assistance with addressing questions received...
United States
3 May 2018
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Fifth Circuit Vacates Fiduciary Rule
A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling vacating the Department of Labor ("DOL") fiduciary rule, as well as two new related exemptions ...
United States
20 Mar 2018
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DOL Proposes To Delay Full Applicability Of Fiduciary Rule
On August 9, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") submitted a proposal to the Office of Management and Budget ("OMB")...
United States
18 Aug 2017
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SEC Provides Information On Certain Retirement Investing
The SEC Office of Investor Education and Advocacy ("OIEA") provided basic information on retirement investing through IRS 403(b) and 457(b) plans.
United States
7 Aug 2017
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Financial Industry Professionals Testify On Repeal Of DOL Fiduciary Rule
At a hearing before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment, several financial industry professionals (the "panelists") discussed potential negative effects...
United States
26 Jul 2017
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Labor Department Will No Longer Delay Implementation Of Fiduciary Rule
U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta decided not to further delay the implementation date of the Fiduciary Rule.
United States
1 Jun 2017
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President Signs Joint Resolution Nullifying DOL "Safe Harbor" Rule For Government-Run IRAs
President Donald J. Trump signed H.J. Res. 67, a joint resolution nullifying a Department of Labor ("DOL") rule that created a "safe harbor" from ERISA regulations for local government-run IRAs...
United States
25 Apr 2017
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DOL Extends Applicability Date Of Fiduciary Rule
Compliance with the other exemption conditions will apply on January 1, 2018, unless revised or withdrawn by the DOL.
United States
12 Apr 2017
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DOL Issues "Temporary Enforcement Policy" For Fiduciary Rule
In the event the DOL issues a final rule after April 10, 2017 that implements a delay in the applicability date.
United States
27 Mar 2017
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Senator Hatch Introduces Resolution To Disapprove DOL State Retirement Plan Rule
Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced two resolutions, S.J. Res. 32 and S.J. Res. 33, that would nullify two DOL regulations adopted with the intent of allowing states...
United States
17 Mar 2017
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Department Of Labor Proposes 60-Day Delay Of Fiduciary Rule
The DOL explained that it may be unable to complete an assessment of the Fiduciary Rule by the current applicability date for the final rule.
United States
13 Mar 2017
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U.S. District Court Denies Motion Challenging DOL Fiduciary Rule
Chief Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas Dallas Division (the "Court") denied a motion for summary judgment by the Chamber of Commerce...
United States
24 Feb 2017
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Outgoing Labor Secretary Highlights "Great Progress"
In a "Memorandum to the American People" (the "Exit Memo"), Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez stated that the DOL "made great progress" during the past eight years.
United States
13 Jan 2017
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SIFMA Critiques DOL Fiduciary Rule
SIFMA examined the DOL's final Conflict of Interest Rule and its "vast implications for retirement advice as well as next steps for operationalization and implementation by financial firms."
United States
19 May 2016
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