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- Scope of the Fiduciary Duty Owed by Investment Advisors A fiduciary obligation goes beyond the suitability standard typically owed by registered representatives of broker-dealer firms to clients. The relationship is built on the premise that the advisor will always do the right thing for the person or entity receiving advice.
- Best Practices for Working with Senior Investors Securities examiners deal harshly with RIAs that do not fulfill their fiduciary obligations toward senior investors, as the SEC and state securities regulators view older investors as particularly vulnerable and in need of protection.
In the April issue of Investment Advisor we focused on wealth management and the special issues wealth managers face. Despite rising quickly through the ranks at Goldman Sachs, John Haase wanted something more and left to start his own practice.
Turmoil in the Middle East has investors worried about what the future holds for those countries. Undoubtedly, the MENA revolution will have immediate impact on investment, but the long-term repercussions are less clear.
April also brings the 2011 SMA Managers of the Year. Selected by Denver-based due diligence firm Prima Capital, this year's winners exemplify what it takes to be the best.
And, we have the final installment of Olivia Mellan's series on Transforming the Workplace. This month, learn how to rebuild trust between employees after it's been broken.
Click through the following slides to see all the April features.
John Haase had a good thing going at Goldman Sachs; a stratospheric rise through company ranks, ultra-high-net worth clients and the respect of his peers. It’s something from which most people would never leave. So why did he? Editor in Chief John Sullivan explains.
Savita Iyer-Ahrestani sits down with global investors to explain the effect regime changes in the Middle East and North Africa have on investors beyond those countries’ borders.
Extraordinary due diligence and a history of success set 2011’s best SMA managers apart from the crowd. Prima Capital, a Denver-based firm that conducts due diligence on SMA managers, joined with Investment Advisor to select the winners. Find out who won.
While the importance of trust in the workplace is universally understood, restoring it after it’s been broken is no easy task. Olivia Mellan talks with Dennis Reina, author of “Rebuilding Trust in the Workplace: Seven Steps to Renew Confidence, Commitment and Energy,” to find out how to do it.
Tony Davidow, Rydex|SGI’s new ETF strategist, is bringing his equal weight message to the masses. He shares that message with John Sullivan in this month's issue.
In the second installment of FA Insight's Growth By Design series, Eliza DePardo and Dan Inveen explain why advisors need to focus as much on accommodating demand as creating it in order to grow their firms.
AdvisorOne Wealth Editor Kate McBride explains the political process under which Dodd Frank was passed, up to the SEC’s reports on an SRO and fiduciary standard, in Part II of this series.