This compilation of frequently asked questions (FAQ) was developed by the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) to provide general information for financial advisors about the U.S. Department of Labor’s recently adopted fiduciary rule. The FAQ is divided into several categories as shown below. Use the menu to navigate between sections.  
Please note: These materials are provided for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. Individual financial advisors should consult with their firm’s legal and compliance departments to obtain guidance and direction with respect to any particular issue or question. Use of and access to these materials does not create an attorney-client relationship between IRI and any user. The opinions expressed herein are the opinions of IRI and may not reflect the opinions of any particular IRI member company.