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DOL Proposes to Delay Fiduciary Advice Rule, Requests Comments on Delay and on Costs, Benefits of the Rule

Posted in Executive Compensation and ERISA, Investment Advisers
On March 2, the US Department of Labor (DOL) published a proposed extension (the Proposal) of the effective date of what is commonly referred to as the “fiduciary rule” or the “fiduciary advice rule” (the Rule). The Rule provides that persons who provide investment advice or recommendations for fees or other compensation with respect to… Continue Reading

Registered Investment Advisers Take Note: New SEC Custody Rule Guidance

Posted in Investment Advisers
Registered investment advisers should take note of recent pronouncements by the staff of the SEC’s Division of Investment Management (the Division) regarding Rule 206(4)-2 (the Custody Rule) of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. The Division makes clear that many advisers may unwittingly have custody of client assets under the Custody Rule. Investment advisers should… Continue Reading