Labor department/EBSA

Fiduciary rule survey shows uncertainty

COURTS

COURTS

A recent poll of retirement industry members says a lot about the uncertainty around the fiduciary rule.
After ruling, fiduciary rule focus shifts to SEC

Washington

Washington

The DOL fiduciary rule was knocked down, and possibly out, in court, but the SEC and some states are getting ready to fill the void.
DOL fiduciary rule lawsuit withdrawn by fixed annuities group in DC federal court

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COURTS

The National Association of Fixed Annuities withdrew its lawsuit against the DOL's fiduciary rule that was pending in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ruling might give DOL, others time to focus on retirement income, experts say

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

The fiduciary rule, retirement income strategies, and digital and interactive engagement tools were hot topics at P&I's conference.
DOL fiduciary rule decision likely to stand, P&I conference speaker says

Regulation

Regulation

Michael P. Kreps predicted that the DOL won't fight a March 15 federal appeals court decision that vacated the fiduciary rule.
SEC forging ahead on fiduciary rule despite DOL rule decision in 5th Circuit

Regulations

Regulations

Jay Clayton said the SEC is moving forward on a fiduciary rule and its work would not be affected by a court decision striking down the DOL rule.
DOL says it won't enforce fiduciary rule pending review after appeals court strikes it down

Regulation

Regulation

The DOL announced it would not enforce the fiduciary rule "pending further review," after a federal appeals court decision throwing out the regulation.
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals vacates DOL fiduciary rule

COURTS

COURTS

A federal appeals court vacated the Labor Department's fiduciary rule in a split decision, overturning a ruling by a Dallas district court.
DOL demands real action over missing participants

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

DOL auditors' tough stance on how hard plan sponsors should try to find missing participants is raising a call for more formal guidance.