Changes to DOL Overtime RuleAs you are aware, the Department of Labor’s new overtime rules were scheduled to take effect Dec. 1, raising the salary threshold for overtime pay from $455 per week ($23,660 annually) to $913 per week ($47,476 annually)...
DOL - Frequently Asked QuestionsGet the answers to many of the questions surrounding the DOL Rule, including: "What is Advisors Excel doing currently to work toward implementation?", "What will the rule mean for my business practice?" and more...
DOL Outlook: Your Guide to the New Fiduciary Rule
Through an ongoing series of webcasts over the next few months, Advisors Excel will bring you timely updates and clarifications related to the new DOL fiduciary rule and its implementation.
Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta confirmed Monday night that the agency’s fiduciary rule will become applicable on June 9.Read More
Businesses, the wealthy and average taxpayers are likely to have more money in their pockets under President Donald Trump’s tax proposal, financial advisers anticipate.Read More
Financial advisers who are on the staff of an advisory firm are more likely to adhere to securities regulations than independent advisers, a Securities and Exchange Commission official said on Thursday.Read More
The Department of Labor released a final rule Tuesday delaying the implementation of its fiduciary duty regulation.Read More
The Constitution’s Seventh Amendment assures plaintiff’s right to a trial by jury in “common law” claims that are seeing financial restitution. But in the preponderance of decisions addressing 401(k) participants’ right to jury trials, courts have ruled that claims under ERISA, which bases plan sponsors’ fiduciary requirements on trust law, are “equitable” in nature, and therefore…Read More
The Lead The Way Initiative
The Lead the Way initiative from Advisors Excel offers you the very latest in educational resources, news links and bulletins, best practices and informative explanations to help you best serve your clients and stay informed of emerging developments in the tax, legal and regulatory areas.