The Democratic presidential candidate tells Department of Labor Secretary Scalia she fears the DOL is considering standards of conduct that would permit advisers providing advice on retirement savings to engage in conflicts of interest.
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The group thinks the state should wait on the SEC’s Best Interest Standard and that its proposed statewide fiduciary rule would drive investors away from brokerage accounts.
Forty percent are waiting for further clarification, Fidelity learned in a survey.
The DOL said it is considering regulatory options in light of a 5th Circuit opinion vacating its previous fiduciary rule, and has on its timeline that a final rule will be issued in September of 2019.
A look at consolidation, the role of recordkeepers and the importance of financial wellness programs.
Form ADV includes a number of questions about the custody of client assets; these questions continue to be a source of widespread confusion and inconsistent interpretations in the asset management industry.
In addition, they say the definition of “best interest” is not clear.
They say that additional interpretation of standards of conduct for investment advisers is unnecessary and that imposing broker/dealer standards on life insurers and investment advisers is inappropriate.
Advisers are using new planning models and smarter technology, including automation, so that they can offer personalized service, SEI finds.
In conversation with Jeff Kletti, head of investments at Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust, PLANADVISER gets an inside view of some emerging—and some familiar—defined contribution plan trends.
The firm's rollover/exchange analysis will consider more plan types, including 401(k), 403(b), 457, defined benefit plans and more.
A TD Ameritrade survey found interest in becoming an independent RIA among advisers is high, yet uncertainty about the future is keeping most from making their move.
After asking OMB to review the delay, DOL decides to go ahead with it.