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Breakfast Forum: The New Proposed Fiduciary Conflict of Interest Rule - How Will It Affect Financial Advisors?

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Hotel Irvine (formerly Hyatt Irvine), 17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine
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The New Proposed Fiduciary Conflict of Interest Rule - How Will It Affect Financial Advisors?

As the former Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employee Benefits and head of EBSA, Mr. Campbell will discuss the new DOL fiduciary rule and its accompanying prohibited transaction exemptions.  The new proposal seeks to fundamentally change the rules governing the conduct of advisors to nearly $15 trillion in plan and IRA assets, and will directly affect not just advisors to plans, but personal wealth advisors who assist clients in managing their IRAs.  Issues he’ll discuss include:

  •  Rollover advice would be ERISA fiduciary  advice—what does that mean?
  • What is the Best Interest Contract Exemption and what does it require?
  • Why and how is the Department of Labor  asserting jurisdiction over my conduct as an  advisor to an IRA owner?
  • The rules has been proposed—what’s next?

Our Speaker: Bradford P. Campbell, Drinker Biddle & Reath

concentrates his practice in employee benefits and ERISA litigation, specializing in ERISA Title I issues, including fiduciary conduct and prohibited transactions.

A nationally-recognized figure in employer-sponsored retirement, health and other welfare benefit plans, Brad is the former Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employee Benefits and head of the Employee Benefits Security Administration.

As ERISA's former "top cop" and primary federal regulator, he provides his clients with insight and knowledge across a broad range of ERISA-plan related issues.  He also serves as an expert witness in ERISA litigation.  Brad was listed as one of the 100 Most Influential Persons in Defined Contribution by 401kWire in 2011.

 Continuing Education: 
1 CE for ASPPA certifications
1 CEC for NIPA certifications
1 CPE for CEBS
1.5 hours MCLE for California attorneys
1.5 hours for California CPAs
1.5 hours for Certified Financial Planners
1 hour for ERPA and Enrolled Agents

Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for check-in, breakfast and networking.  Our program will begin at 8:00 a.m. and this program will end at approximately 9:30 a.m.  The registration fee includes a full breakfast buffet and hosted parking in the self-parking lot at the Hotel Irvine.

The reservation deadline for this event is Thursday, May 12, 2015

WP&BC Members can bring a guest for free!  This is a wonderful opportunity to introduce your peers and colleagues to our Chapter.  Remember, your guest should be a first-time visitor and potential member.   Look for the free guest offer when you register online

The statements and materials presented at WP&BC Orange County Chapter events are solely the opinions of the speakers and do not represent the opinions or positions of WP&BC Orange County Chapter. In addition, WP&BC Orange County Chapter assumes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the statements and materials presented by speakers at WP&BC Orange County Chapter events.

Please feel free to reach out to WP&BC with any questions.

Direct Questions To:

Christine Stewart,
Chapter Administrator


(949) 407-9128


Orange County Chapter
PO Box 6111
Garden Grove, CA 92846

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