Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance covers compliance with ethical codes of conduct as well as those promulgated by FINRA and the SEC. Much of the interaction a plan advisor has with plan sponsors and participants is governed by ERISA and agencies like the Department of Labor. But as registered reps or investment advisory reps, their conduct and activity are also regulated by FINRA and the SEC. In turn, broker dealers and registered investment advisors must also adhere to the rules relating to retirement plans, as well as their representatives’ interaction with the investing public. All these topics are covered by Portal Conductor Jason Roberts, CEO of the Pension Resources Institute.

States Strike Out Again in 5th Circuit

For the second time in as many days, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit has denied a motion to reconsider its decision denying three states’ motion to intervene in litigation involving the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule.   Read More