Fiduciary Issues



Participant Data – Plan Asset vs. Participant Asset

Here we comment on the recent lawsuits of Vanderbilt and Northwestern regarding participant data.

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iGPS – A Distribution Solution for Asset Managers

iGPS can give new life to asset managers and recordkeepers as the optimum QDIA solution between a target date fund and a managed account.

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Response to the 5th Circuit Appeal Court’s Decision

In response to the 5th Circuit Appeal’s Court decision, Mabel Capolongo, Director of Enforcement Regional Directors at the DOL today issued “FIELD ASSISTANCE BULLETIN NO. 2018-02” which states…

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5th Circuit of Appeal Vacates the Fiduciary Rule

We have provided here the Dallas District Court order and the 5th Circuit Court Appeal decision.

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BICE Implementation Delayed Until 07-01-2019

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced an 18-month extension from Jan. 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019, of the special Transition Period for the Fiduciary Rule’s Best Interest Contract Exemption.

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DOL Fiduciary Rule FAQ

The DOL issued its Conflict of Interest FAQs during this seemingly never ending process of applying the new fiduciary law.

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Financial Choice Act – Replacing Fiduciary Rule

Here we discuss the House passed Financial CHOICE Act as it aims to dismantle a number of Dodd Frank provisions.

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Fiduciary Rule is a Go

The Fiduciary Rule will go into partial effect on June 9th without further delay.

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