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Roland|Criss Expands its Digital Fiduciary Risk Management Solution to Include the Higher Education Sector

Dallas, TX – (June 20, 2017) – Stimulated by breach of fiduciary lawsuits filed against major higher education institutions (“HEI”), Roland|Criss has developed a compliance framework tailored to the 403(b) plan community. The framework consists of over 100 check points and is operational on FiduciaryGRC™, which is Roland|Criss’ cloud based system of internal controls for employee benefit plans qualified under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”). The HEI version of FiduciaryGRC is now in use by several institutions with more already scheduled for implementation. The introduction of FiduciaryGRC for the HEI market follows the successful launch of FiduciaryGRC in 2016 for commercial and nonprofit healthcare organizations.
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Roland|Criss Finalizes Internal Controls Framework for the Fiduciary Rule

Dallas, TX – (June 8, 2017) – Roland|Criss today announced final adjustments to its Investment Consulting Internal Controls℠ (“ICIC”) system being used by broker-dealers and investment advisors for compliance with the Impartial Conduct Standards, which are contained in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Conflict of Interest rule (“Rule”). Compliance with the Impartial Conduct Standards is required beginning June 9, 2017. It requires investment firms to place their clients “best interests” above their own financial interests.
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