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Fiduciary Q&A: Must Conflicts Be Avoided or Just Disclosed?

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Under the Department of Labor’s new fiduciary-duty rule, will advisers working with retirement accounts have to avoid conflicts of interest or just disclose them?

For answers to this question and two others, Wealth Adviser at once again sought help from our panel of experts: lawyersAndrew Oringer and Jason Roberts, academics Julie Ragatz and Ron A. Rhoades and practice-management consultant Christine Gaze.(More details on our panelists are below.)