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Final Thoughts on the DOL Rule--for Now

Whatever the ultimate fate of the fiduciary rule, the marketplace is heading toward level fee compensation and away from variable compensation.

W. Scott Simon is a principal at Prudent Investor Advisors, a registered investment advisory firm. He also provides services as a consultant and expert witness on fiduciary issues in litigation and arbitrations. Simon is the recipient of the 2012 Tamar Frankel Fiduciary of the Year Award.

This month’s column will complete my analysis and discussion of the Conflict of Interest Rule (Rule) which was issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on April 8, 2016.

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