WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, David Knoch, President of 1st Global, testified on behalf of the Financial Services Institute (FSI) before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities and Investment. Mr. Knoch is a member of FSI’s Board of Directors and will be the Vice Chair of the Board in 2018. His testimony provided insight into the impacts the Department of Labor’s (DOL) fiduciary rule is already having on independent financial services firms, independent financial advisors and their ability to help Main Street Americans save for a dignified retirement.
for David Knoch’s written testimony submitted to the subcommittee.
for a copy of David Knoch’s oral testimony.
About the Financial Services Institute (FSI): The Financial Services Institute (FSI) is the only organization advocating solely on behalf of independent financial advisors and independent financial services firms. Since 2004, through advocacy, education and public awareness, FSI has successfully promoted a more responsible regulatory environment for more than 100 independent financial services firm members and their 160,000+ affiliated financial advisors – which comprise over 60% of all producing registered representatives. We effect change through involvement in FINRA governance as well as constructive engagement in the regulatory and legislative processes, working to create a healthier regulatory environment for our members so they can provide affordable, objective advice to hard-working Main Street Americans. For more information, please visit financialservices.org.
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