NAIFA congratulates SEC Chairman Jay Clayton

May 2, 2017

Statement from NAIFA President Paul Dougherty: "I am happy to offer congratulations on behalf of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors to Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton upon his confirmation by the U.S. Senate,” said NAIFA President Paul Dougherty. “NAIFA looks forward to working with Chairman Clayton and the entire Commission to ensure that regulations affecting advisors and the financial services industry provide adequate investor protecti...

NAIFA Take 3 Video: Upcoming Senate Vote on Exemption for State-Run Retirement Plans

May 1, 2017

The Senate later this week is likely to consider H.J. Res. 66 , a bill that would prevent the Department of Labor from exempting state-run retirement plans from worker protections under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). These protections apply to private market plans, and there is no compelling reason they should not equally apply to retirement plans offered by state governments.    A new NAIFA Take 3 video provides an overview of this important issue.   In it, NAI...