News & Events

March 10, 2017

DOL announces temporary enforcement relief on fiduciary rule — The Employee Benefits Security Administration of the Department of Labor issued a Field Assistance Bulletin today to clarify its enforcement procedures for the new fiduciary rule while the proposed 60-day delay is pending. The Department issued a...

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March 24, 2017

Let it go — Spring came to Washington this week, as it did to every other place in the northern hemisphere. This year feels particularly appropriate to mark the equinox according to Chinese custom: stand facing east (the direction of spring) in silence for a few...

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March 17, 2017

Washington, rather famously, doesn’t handle winter well. The storm that blew through on Tuesday left less snow than predicted, but managed to scramble schedules all the same. And it looks like we won’t get much of a cherry blossom season this year. All the same,...

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March 3, 2017

Senate Confirms Ross, Carson, Perry — The U.S. Senate voted on Monday to confirm the nomination of Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. to serve as Secretary of Commerce; Ross was sworn in on Tuesday. Yesterday the Senate voted to confirm the nomination of Dr. Ben S. Carson...

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