Comments due on Fiduciary Rule Request for Information
The Department of Labor has announced it will publish a Request for Information (RFI) related to its Fiduciary Rule. The RFI will be an opportunity for the public to provide data and information that may be used to revise the rule and associated exemptions. There will be a 15-day comment period on extending the January 1, 2018, applicability data of certain aspects of the rule, and a 30-day comment period on all other issues in the RFI, each period starting with publication of the RFI in the Federal Register.
UPDATE: The Request for Information was published on July 6, 2017, at 82 FR 31278. The comment period on question 1 (relating to extending the January 1, 2018, applicability date of certain provisions) expires on July 21, 2017. Comments on all other questions in the RFI are due by August 7, 2017.