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Breaking down the DOL fiduciary regulation: What makes you a fiduciary?



There’s no doubt, the DOL fiduciary regulatory package has changed the financial services landscape. Simply put, it redefines the activities that make you a fiduciary under the Employer Retirement Security Income Act (ERISA). If you’re like most advisors, you’ve already spent a lot of time…

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Third Defined Benefit “Relief” Law Less Charming to Plan Sponsors



With the third major pension funding relief law passed in just over three years, defined benefit (DB) plans seemingly occupy a charmed position on the legislative docket. Plan sponsors investigating the details of the latest relief bill, however, may find it somewhat less charming than its…

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