The SEC just established an October 2016 date for a Notice of Proposed Rule Making on the Fiduciary Rule for broker-dealers and investment advisors. Under normal circumstances, the SEC has jurisdiction over IRA rollovers, an area that the Department of Labor has made a part of its Fiduciary rule.
Will this cause a collision between the SEC and the DOL? Will this force the DOL to slow down its proposal and work on “harmonization” of the two rules?
What are your thoughts on this initiative?
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