June 15, 2020

3 Reasons RIAs Shouldn’t Wait For a Court Ruling on Reg-BI

With less than 3 weeks until the June 30th Regulation Best Interest compliance deadline, are you one of the RIAs holding their breath to see if it will be stopped? The lawsuits don’t intend to stop Reg BI because it is too strict, though. In fact, they believe the opposite - that it doesn’t go far enough. Their main argument is that the SEC’s new rule does not hold brokers to the same fiduciary standard as RIAs and breaks some of the requirements of the Dodd-Frank bill.