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Commentary: Pensions regulation and the U.S.-U.K. special relationship

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The U.S. once led in pension reform, but the nation's growing retirement woes cry out for immediate fixes. Who will answer the call?
DOL wants 18-month delay on rest of fiduciary rule

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The Department of Labor is proposing to extend the Jan. 1 applicability date for the remaining portions of the fiduciary rule.
Regulatory reforms have had limited impact on markets, SEC finds

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Access to capital and market liquidity have not been negatively affected by post-financial crisis regulatory reforms.
Appeals court tells SEC to review Options Clearing Corp.'s fee plan again

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A federal appeals court told the SEC to review more closely a plan by Options Clearing Corp. to boost its capital reserve.
Washington offers hope over retirement security

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Ideas for improving retirement security are starting to gain traction in Washington from both sides of the aisle.
Avaya seeking to transfer 1 plan to PBGC

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Avaya is seeking court approval to transfer one of two underfunded pension plans to the PBGC as part of a bankruptcy reorganization plan.
Tax reform is No. 1 priority

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President Trump must put tax reform and infrastructure spending at the top of his agenda and move health-care reform to the back burner.
New York State Teamsters Conference fund gets OK to lower benefits

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The Treasury Department approved the rescue request of the New York State Teamsters Conference Pension and Retirement Fund.
Senate confirms CFTC chairman, 2 commissioners

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J. Christopher Giancarlo on Thursday was unanimously confirmed as chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
PBGC: Multiemployer insolvency still targeted for 2025

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The PBGC's multiemployer pension plan program is likely to face insolvency by the end of 2025.

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David W. Grim, director of the division of investment management at the SEC, is leaving the agency in September.
J. Mark Iwry, architect of myRA, discusses its demise

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J. Mark Iwry was senior adviser to the Treasury secretary during the Obama administration, and the chief architect of the MyRA program, which the Trump administration ended last week. Below are...
OCC seeks public comment on changes to Volcker rule

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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency announced it is seeking public comment on what changes should be made to the Volcker rule.
Volcker Rule rewrite said to start as Trump regulators grab reins

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Regulators reportedly agree to rewrite the Volcker Rule, moving to loosen restrictions written in response to the financial crisis.
Treasury Department ends MyRA retirement program, citing low demand

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The U.S. Treasury Department announced on Friday it is winding down the federal MyRA retirement savings program.