An Update on the DOL's Proposed Conflict of Interest Rule
This week, the Department of Labor ("DOL") has made the transcripts and webcasts available related to the recent public hearings that took place over the week of August 10, 2015. As you may know, the release of this information starts a final two-week comment period on its controversial proposed conflict of interest rule.
Links to the transcripts, videos of panel testimonies and other written testimony and hearing related materials are all available at the following link:
The DOL's public comment period will close at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24th. If you would like to submit a comment during this final window, you can do so by:
Emailing it to e-ORI@dol.gov and include "RIN 1210-AB32" in the subject line; or
Submitting it through the regulations.gov website by clicking here; or
Sending a letter to: Office of Regulations and Interpretations, Employee Benefits Security Administration, Attn: Conflict of Interest Rule, Room N-5655, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210.
Given that the DOL is poised to issue its final rule early next year, Saltzman Associates will continue to make this important topic a key focus in our popular roundtable sessions for the foreseeable future.
Please contact Steve Saltzman at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions and visit our website for more information on our roundtable schedule.