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DOL announces temporary non-enforcement policy on fiduciary conflict rules
The Department of Labor (DOL) released Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) 2018-02, which announces a temporary enforcement policy on Prohibited Transactions Rules (PTE) applicable to investment advice fiduciaries. The FAB states that temporarily the DOL will not pursue prohibited transactions claims against investment advice fiduciaries (advisers and broker-dealers) who are working diligently and in good faith to comply with the 2016 fiduciary rule that became applicable June 9, 2017. The non-enforcement period will extend until after the DOL issues regulations or exemptions or other administrative guidance.
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