ERISA's Fiduciary Rule - Dead Yet? Game Over? Maybe, Maybe Not . . .

March 23, 2018

It has been a long and winding road for the amended fiduciary regulation (the "Regulation") and the related new and amended exemptions (collectively, the "Rule") of the U.S. Department of Labor (the "DOL") under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (including the corresponding tax provisions in the U.S. tax code, "ERISA"). As a result of the recent Fifth Circuit decision in the case of Chamber of Commerce v. U.S. Department of Labor decided earlier this month on March 15, 2018, which struck down the Rule, the Rule appears to be in substantial jeopardy.

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