DOL Fiduciary Rule Change Webinar Recording Now Available

On August 31, 2016 Oyster Consulting presented the first in a series of webinars addressing the new Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule. During the webinar “Anatomy of a Risk Assessment: Preparing for the DOL Fiduciary Rule Change,” Oyster Consulting experts Evan Rosser, Ami Shah and Bob Tuch shared: Key components of the DOL Rule; Important… READ MORE

The Department of Labor’s Proposed Fiduciary Rule: What Investment Advisors Should Be Doing Now

The new Department of Labor (“DOL”) Rule changes the definition of “fiduciary” under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”), expanding the universe of financial professionals who would be deemed to be fiduciaries. Most of the Rule’s requirements become effective April 10, 2017.  The full disclosure provisions, the policies and procedures requirements, and the contract… READ MORE

The Department of Labor’s Proposed Fiduciary Rule: How Will It Impact Investment Advisers?

The new Department of Labor (“DOL”) Rule changes the definition of “fiduciary” under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”), expanding the universe of financial professionals who would be deemed to be fiduciaries. Most of the Rule’s requirements become effective April 10, 2017.  The full disclosure provisions, the policies and procedures requirements, and the contract… READ MORE