Access recordings and slide decks from past sessions of IRI's Standard of Conduct Webinar Series. Launched in January 2020, this series provides members with timely information and analysis from industry experts on standard of conduct laws and rules as they are proposed and adopted at both the federal and state levels.


Standard of Conduct Webinars

Fiduciary Rule Redux

IRI and Groom Law Group hosted an exclusive, members-only webinar on the details and implications of the DOL’s latest fiduciary rule.

DOL Fiduciary Rule

IRI shared the latest information on the status of the proposal, what to expect in the coming weeks, our collaborative efforts to oppose the rule with other industry organizations, Capitol Hill efforts, communications, research, and more

Biden Fiduciary Rule: Overview and Implications

During this webinar, IRI and Groom Law Group dove into the details and meaning of President Biden’s proposed fiduciary rule.

Navigating the Rapidly Evolving Standard of Conduct Landscape

The exclusive, members-only online event featured insights from IRI’s expert regulatory affairs team to keep up with the latest regulatory proposals and related developments.

Advice to Plans and IRAs

Bruce Ashton and Fred Reish, Faegre Drinker, discussed the compliance issues for insurance companies and broker-dealers presented by PTE 2020-02, the alternative of PTE 84-24, and the DOL guidance that expands the interpretation of fiduciary status.

Exploring PTE 84-24

During the workshop, attorneys from the Groom Law Group walked through PTE 84-24 and related conditions applicable to insurance and annuity sales, and addressed a number of related questions.

From Suitability to Best Interest: The Standard of Conduct Landscape in 2021

IRI’s Regulatory Affairs team provided an overview of the latest developments and a look ahead at the next steps in this critically important space.

Annuities, IRAs, and Rollovers: What’s Next from the DOL

During the webinar, experts from the Groom Law Group focused on what the new exemption and guidance mean for annuity distribution and rollover recommendations.

SEC's Regulation Best Interest and RIA Interpretation

Fred Reish and Bruce Ashton, partners in the Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group of Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, covered the issues unique to recommendations to retirement plans and rollovers.

Understanding the New NAIC Best Interest Rule

The webinar was designed to fully understand the Suitability in Annuity Transactions Model Regulation before it is proposed and adopted in the individual states