Frequently Asked Questions: DOL’s Final Fiduciary Rule | American Funds

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MAY 20, 2016
Frequently Asked Questions: DOL’s Final Fiduciary Rule

The Department of Labor (DOL) released its final fiduciary rule on April 6, greatly expanding the definition of fiduciary investment advice. Capital Group provides answers to frequently asked questions about this new rule.

Please consult with your home office for guidance on the new rule

The Fiduciary Rule Explained 

The Fiduciary Rule’s Effect on Compensation

More Information About the Rulemaking Process 


Investments are not FDIC-insured, nor are they deposits of or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity, so they may lose value.

Investors should carefully consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other important information is contained in the fund prospectuses and summary prospectuses, which can be obtained from a financial professional and should be read carefully before investing. 

This content, developed by Capital Group, home of American Funds, should not be used as a primary basis for investment decisions and is not intended to serve as impartial investment or fiduciary advice.