Keyword: financial service

DOL Issues ‘Conflicted Advice’ Proposal

It’s been a long time coming, but after a nearly five-year odyssey the Department of Labor on April 14 unveiled a proposed regulation that redefines who a plan fiduciary is — and makes it clear that the Obama administration intends the rule to be a way to increase consumer protections for plan sponsors, fiduciaries, participants, beneficiaries and IRA owners.   Read More

Wrapup: LPL’s Annual Meeting

Hot off their acquisition of Financial Telesis in partnership with Bill Chetney, LPL Retirement Partners held its annual event in Arizona the week of Oct. 20. The buzz at the meeting was about the acquisition and who is – and is not – joining Chetney’s new aggregator, Global Retirement Partners.    Read More