Advisor interest in both estate planning and tax advice also rose, but by considerably smaller margins. (Photo: Getty)

The impending implementation of the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule has spurred an interest among advisors in getting regulatory training.

According to a survey from the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute, 40 percent of advisors said they sought regulatory training during 2016. The survey of more than 1,000 advisors compared what advisors considered to be the most important training areas in 2011 with the training they wanted in 2016.

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