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US Labor Department to publish Request for Information on fiduciary rule

Public input will assist in determining future actions on the rule and related exemptions

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor has published a Request for Information related to the fiduciary rule. The RFI is an opportunity for the public to provide data and information that may be used to revise the rule and associated exemptions.

There is a 15-day comment period regarding extending the Jan. 1, 2018 applicability date of certain aspects, and a 30-day comment period on all other issues raised in the RFI. Both begin upon publication of the RFI in an upcoming edition of the Federal Register. Complete instructions for submitting comments are found in the RFI.

Employee Benefits Security Administration
June 29, 2017
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Media Contact: Jennifer Hazelton
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Media Contact: Michael Trupo
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