Other: Fiduciary Issues


Legislative — proposals, bills and analysis from the 112th and 113th Congresses (2011-present)
Regulatory — administrative rules and information from U.S. offices and agencies
Judicial — current and past court cases and amicus briefs
Archive — All materials dated prior to 2011
Press Releases — Council statements and advisories to the news media



(Items in italic are available only to Council members.)

Official Source Documents

February 26, 2015 — Retail Investor Protection Act

February 25, 2015 — Retail Investor Protection Act (H.R.1090)

Council Materials
Official Source Documents

May 12, 2015 — Comment Letter from Republican Senators to DOL Requesting Comment Period Extension for Fiduciary Definition Regulations

April 20, 2015 — DOL/EBSA Proposed Regulations on Definition of the Term "Fiduciary"

April 14, 2015 — DOL/EBSA Fact Sheet on Proposed Regulations on Definition of the Term "Fiduciary"

March 24, 2015 — Follow-up Letter from Reps. Kline and Roe to DOL Regarding Fiduciary Definition Project

March 4, 2015 — Letter from Reps. Kline and Roe to DOL Regarding Fiduciary Definition Project

February 23, 2015 — Council of Economic Advisors Report: The Effects of Conflicted Investment Advice on Retirement Savings

August 2, 2013 — Letter from 10 Senators to OMB Regarding DOL-SEC Fiduciary Redefinition Project

June 20, 2012 — Letter from Assistant Labor Secretary for EBSA Phyllis Borzi to House Education and the Workforce Committee on Fiduciary Definition Project

July 18, 2011 — SEC Final Regulations Regarding Business Conduct Standards for Security-Based Swap Dealers and Major Security-Based Swap Participants

March 1 & 2, 2011 — Transcript of DOL Hearings on Fiduciary Definition

April 14, 2011 — Congressional Republicans Letter to DOL Regarding Proposed Fiduciary Definition Regulations

March 30, 2011 — DOL Fact Sheet on Definition of Fiduciary

January 12, 2011 — EBSA Notice of Hearing on Definition of Fiduciary

Official Source Documents
Council Materials

Council commends DOL on re-proposal of fiduciary rule
September 19, 2011

Council tells EBSA: fiduciary definitions are still too broad
March 1, 2011