SEC Proxy Voting Guidance

SEC Proxy Voting Guidance

27 November 2019

After years of research, OCIE exam findings, and roundtable discussions, the SEC has issued guidance on proxy voting in the form of a Question and Response (“Q&R”). You can find the Q&R guidance here. The responsibilities of proxy voting can be an administrative burden for investment advisors, which is why many have chosen a third-partyRead More »

Senior Investors, SEC Exams, and Your Fiduciary Duty

Senior Investors, SEC Exams, and Your Fiduciary Duty

13 December 2018

The focus on retirement accounts and senior investors has been on the SEC’s National Exam Priorities for years.  However, it is especially so this year, and as the US population ages and more baby boomers enter retirement, the focus and concern for senior investors will continue to grow. Do you have a direct relationship withRead More »

What is going on with the DOL’s Fiduciary Rule?

What is going on with the DOL’s Fiduciary Rule?

15 October 2017

As it stands today, the DOL’s Fiduciary Rule has been delayed to July 1, 2019. This delay to the ruling is a direct result of President Donald Trump’s executive order requesting the Department of Labor to conduct a review of the rule. Even though the rule is delayed, the DOL has stated that advisers mustRead More »