Articles tagged "Phyllis Borzi"


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DOL fiduciary rule's upcoming September surprise'll send brokers memo-izing -- or else -- says Fred Reish in Nashville to a spellbound room

The Drinker Biddle attorney's invariably even tone gained inflection as he spoke of how brokers can only invoke BICE exemptions to go off DOL script by zealous, proactive documentation

May 25, 2017 — 7:53 PM UTC

DOL glows and Invesco glowers over $10 million settlement of alleged ERISA infraction

Labor Department's Phyllis Borzi praises Invesco Trust Company for 'stepping up' but the Atlanta fund company says it did nothing wrong and was merely extracting itself from DOL overreach

May 3, 2016 — 7:34 PM UTC

Snakes and ladders: What to expect in the unexpectedly triumphant final DOL fiduciary rule

Whether converted or just plain exhausted, the staunchest opponents are standing down to make way for the new rule that will go into effect in 2017

December 18, 2015 — 12:28 AM UTC

'Paradigm shift' in 401(k) flows opens the DOL door for annuities in 401(k) plans and RIAs are split

In the wake of DOL and Treasury rulings, some fiduciaries, certainly not all, seem willing to give the oft-reviled instruments a chance

October 28, 2014 — 6:27 PM UTC

Phyllis Borzi tightens the noose on 401(k) providers that flout DOL disclosure, not without critics

The idea is to have a de facto big red arrow pointing to key disclosures on revenue sharing but it'll add to the verbiage surplus

March 11, 2014 — 9:04 PM UTC

How the SEC has pulled a vanishing act, looking the other way while brokers with flimsy pretenses hold themselves out as trusted advisors

The federal keeper of the standards has stopped battling brokers from calling themselves 'wealth managers', advertising 'trust' or looking the other way on principal trades

December 17, 2013 — 8:05 PM UTC

Borzi: Exemptions from conflict of interest will be part of new fiduciary proposal

An easing of the ban against advisors accepting payment from money managers for selling their products may be in the works

May 7, 2013 — 3:14 AM UTC

10 most influential individuals in the 401(k) industry affecting RIAs in 2012, Part 2

Executives and lawmakers are leading the charge on a fast-shifting landscape as retirement funds gain increasing importance to an aging US population

January 4, 2013 — 5:10 AM UTC

New DOL rule effectively kills off open-architecture option favored by some big plan participants -- and sets off the 401(k) industry

The wrinkle aimed at self-directed accounts is seen as an unnecessary eleventh hour blindsiding by Fidelity, TD and the CFDD among a broad constituency

June 20, 2012 — 5:44 AM UTC

After years of DOL bluster, new 401(k) rules appear to make RIAs' low expenses look higher than those of brokers

It's the same old problem of mutual fund-paid fees arriving by tunnel and therefore getting a pass in disclosures; DOL no-comments the issue

June 18, 2012 — 3:28 AM UTC

What to make of a fiduciary flag-bearer's alleged misappropriation of $5 million from clients -- and his denial of the charges

Arrest of Matthew Hutcheson raises questions about the fiduciary movement

May 10, 2012 — 5:09 AM UTC

A Q&A with Phyllis Borzi, the DoL powerbroker aiming to remake the retirement market

Borzi says she is pushing through Bush administration initiatives; her expansion of the fiduciary standard is drawing ire

March 8, 2011 — 3:24 PM UTC

DOL's proposal puts the screws to legacy 401(k) providers

As SPARK, SIFMA, others cry foul at yesterday's hearing, RIAs may be sitting pretty with the right fiduciary framework in place

March 2, 2011 — 2:31 PM UTC

Proposed DOL regs expose more advisors to fiduciary liability

Language of rules amounts to better ammo for lawyers

October 22, 2010 — 6:17 AM UTC

Regulatory Wire (Updated): To create a successful new regulatory regime, the biggest fears of both broker-dealers and advisors must be assuaged

Plus, a DOL administrator offers hints of new 401(k) regulations to come this fall

May 14, 2010 — 5:38 AM UTC
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