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The Conflict Behind the DOL Conflict of Interest Rule

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Conflict of Interest Rule has predictably proven to be a contentious issue in the financial services community.

Dr. Craig Lemoine, CFP®, Director of The American College Northwestern Mutual Granum Center for Financial Security, notes that although the rule will not begin to take effect until April 2017, we are already seeing attempts to stop, alter or the delay it.