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  • Industry Groups Back MetLife in 'Too Big to Fail' Case

    By Arthur D. Postal

    Several industry groups and state regulators this week urged a federal appeals court in Washington to leave untouched a judge's ruling against designation of MetLife Inc. as a "systemically important financial institution."

  • DOL's 'Fiduciary Rule' Heads to Court, and Here's What to Expect

    By C. Ryan Barber and Melanie Waddell

    On Thursday, a federal judge in Washington is set to hear the first major challenge to the U.S. Labor Department's fiduciary rule, which calls for brokers handling retirement accounts to work in their clients' "best interests"—a heightened standard designed to curb billions of dollars in fees paid to financial industry. Here's a snapshot of what to expect, and what's up next.

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