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The Future of CEFs Gets Dimmer With DOL Ruling

May 12, 2016
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Last month, the Department of Labor released its finalized rules on the Fiduciary Standard. We've discussed what that standard could mean for closed-end funds, particularly the IPO market, previously. This month, we will briefly revisit that discussion under the context of the new rules.

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