National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors

NAIFA President Gaudreau Meets With SEC Commissioner Stein

July 21, 2016

NAIFA President Jules Gaudreau, along with several NAIFA Government Relations staff members, yesterday met with Securities and Exchange Commissioner Kara Stein at SEC headquarters in Washington, D.C.  The SEC is considering whether to propose a fiduciary standard for investment advisors and brokers under the Dodd-Frank financial reform law and what such a standard might entail. Earlier this year, the Department of Labor published a final rule establishing a fiduciary standard for advi...

NAIFA: Government-run option not a viable solution

July 14, 2016

A government-run health insurance option is misguided and would pose significant “economic drain” on the states, NAIFA President Jules Gaudreau said in response to recent endorsements from the White House and the Hillary Clinton campaign for a public plan. “NAIFA strongly opposes a government run public plan that would unfairly compete with the private health insurance market, divide risk pools and pile-on significant unnecessary costs to health care reform,” Gaudreau said.” A government-r...

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