Now that the dust has begun to settle after Tuesday’s midterm elections, when Republicans gained control of the Senate and expanded their majority in the House of Representatives, how will the new, redder Congress approach the issues that most affect advisors?

In the years following the Dodd-Frank Act, lawmakers have lined up behind various proposals to expand SEC oversight of investment advisors. They weighed in -- angrily, at times -- on initiatives underway at the commission and the Department of Labor to broaden fiduciary responsibilities for financial services professionals.

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