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When government relations expert Nicole Petrosino was hired in 2014 to take charge of LPL Financial’s lobbying efforts on the federal level, its then-CEO was quoted saying “as the regulatory environment continues to evolve, it is crucial that independent advisors and the millions of investors they serve have a voice in the policy discussion at the federal and state level.”

It would be an understatement to say that a lot has changed in the regulatory environment, the financial industry, and the world, since 2014. Yet it’s even more true today that the financial industry desires to be part of the policy discussion around retirement saving.

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C.J. Marwitz

C.J. Marwitz is a writer and editor.

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