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Welcome to the Institute for the Fiduciary Standard!
The Institute is a nonprofit formed in 2011 to benefit investors and society through its research, education and advocacy of the fiduciary standard’s importance to investors, our capital markets and economy.
Six key fiduciary duties embody the fundamental elements of an investment fiduciary’s responsibility. Learn more about those duties here.
RIA Campaign for Investors at the SEC
Listen to the audio recording & download slide presentation from the Adviser Groups Virtual Press Conference held July 18, 2018
Why We Have A Campaign
The SEC’s proposed rules make brokers and advisers out to be virtual identical twins. This is plainly wrong.
This is why six adviser groups have come together to launch a campaign to urge all RIAs to write and tell the SEC how advisers and brokers differ. Join the campaign. Get your message out. LEARN MORE
December 5, 2018
“The Institute for the Fiduciary Standard does good work.”
– Jason Zweig, The Intelligent Investor columnist, The Wall Street Journal
MarketCounsel Summit, 12-5-18, on a panel discussion on where investors can get help on screening for a real fiduciary advisor.
December 7, 2018 – Clayton slims down SEC agenda, looks for more wins by Kenneth Corbin (Financial Planning)
November 27, 2018 – Fiduciary Rule Still Looms Over Brokers … One State at a Time by Rita Raagas De Ramos (Financial Advisor IQ)
November 18, 2018 – Testimony before the New Jersey Bureau of Securities by Knut A. Rostad
November 8, 2018 – SEC Report: Investors Like Form CRS But Don’t Understand It by Diana Britton (Wealth Management)
May 9, 2018 – Five Takeaways from Hundreds of Advisors by Daniel Solin