The American Council of Life Insurers, et.al., filed a complaint against the Department of Labor seeking declaratory and injunctive relief to prevent the implementation of the fiduciary rule.
President Obama vetoed a Congressional resolution of disapproval to prevent the Department of Labor's implementation of the final rule relating to the "Definition of the Term 'Fiduciary'; Conflict of Interest Rule – Retirement Investment Advice."
SIFMA and numerous financial associations filed a complaint against the Department of Labor with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. The complaint would strike down an "overreaching" DOL fiduciary rule.
The Senate passed a resolution of disapproval blocking the Department of Labor's implementation of its "fiduciary" rule. The rule defines the term "fiduciary" and concerns conflicts of interest in retirement investment advice.
FINRA reminded firms of their obligation to supervise sales of pension income stream products by their associated persons.