Tag: IRS

Learning From the CFP Board’s Latest Sanctions

While not a regulator, the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards still keeps a close eye on its members’ conduct, and it has recently ordered sanctions against nearly two dozen advisory professionals for a variety of ethical failures.

Legislative and Judicial Actions

The SEC returns to cybersecurity enforcement pledge; Form 5500 revisions; revenue-sharing disclosure failures result in SEC action; and more.

Legislative and Judicial Actions

Financial assistance for multiemployer plans; faith-based entities may now benefit from the public student loan forgiveness program; FINRA project examines how regulators can support diversity; and more.

A DOL Fiduciary Rule and PTE Refresher

No matter if an adviser is a flat-fee registered investment adviser or a commission-based broker/dealer, the DOL says the collection of compensation related to rollover guidance is almost always going to be a prohibited transaction, triggering the need for an exemption.