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What went right: the story of the fiduciary standard this year

A long-odds fight by advocates and a well-timed Goldman Sachs stumble and -- voilà -- brokers may have to begin putting customers' interests first

Monday, June 28, 2010 – 7:29 AM by Elizabeth MacBride
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Elizabeth MacBride on how a small group of advocates for advisors and the fiduciary standard influence the debate this year in Washington, D.C.

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National Association of Personal Finance Advisors
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Top Executive: Geof Brown, CAE

Financial Planning Association
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Top Executive: Lauren S. Schadle, CAE, Executive Director and CEO

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards
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Skip Schweiss

Skip Schweiss

June 28, 2010 — 2:14 PM

Great summary! This has been quite interesting to watch, and it’s not over. It’s all about what’s in the best interest of the customer.

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