On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the U.S. Department of Labor’s (the “DOL”) fiduciary rule. The rule would have made an advisor to an employee benefit plan or IRA an ERISA fiduciary if it renders most “investment advice” for compensation. That brings at least for now an end to… Read more »
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On June 9, 2017, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) issued a letter (the “Letter”) giving guidance in response to a request by an open-ended fund to allow it to provide “Related Performance Information” in marketing material used with institutional investors. “Related Performance Information” is defined as the actual performance of separate or private accounts or funds… Read more »