DOL Releases New Fiduciary Rule

DOL Releases New Fiduciary Rule

On Wednesday April 6, the Department of Labor (DOL) released the long-anticipated new Conflict of Interest Rule (aka “Fiduciary Rule”). Though the regulations maintain much of the substance of the proposed language, the DOL received many comments and as a result made a fair number of modifications to the language.

We are carefully reviewing the new rule and will provide a thorough analysis of its likely impact your plan, your fiduciaries and your participants. If you would like more information in the interim, the DOL has provided FAQs on their website: http://www.dol.gov/protectyoursavings/faqs.htm

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