Released last week, Nevada is seeking comments on its fiduciary duty proposal by March 1. Under the proposal, broker-dealers and sales representatives are subject to a fiduciary duty when providing investment advice. But they can qualify for an episodic exemption if they need the criteria.
George Michael Gerstein advises financial institutions on the fiduciary and prohibited transaction provisions of ERISA. As co-chair of the fiduciary governance group, he assists clients with tracking, and understanding, the numerous fiduciary developments at the federal and state levels, including the rules and regulations of governmental plans. He also advises clients with respect to the fiduciary duty implications of ESG investing.