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Making Sense Of Potential DOL Fiduciary Rule Challenges

Law360, New York (March 16, 2017, 11:38 AM EDT) -- Much has been written about the U.S. Department of Labor’s conflict of interest rule. The rule has been the subject of intense debate. Many have predicted that the rule will be repealed, modified or delayed. The following Q&A is intended to provide a plain-English primer about whether and how the DOL rule could be altered. As noted, some important milestones are only hours or days away and the likelihood of significant changes to the rule is approaching rapidly. 

What are the ways in which the DOL rule could be repealed, modified or delayed?

There are three different avenues that could result...

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