‘Just Say No’ to CFP Board’s New Standards
There are two reasons why the new standards are not in the best interest of CFP certificants or the public.
Advisors’ Fiduciary Rule Compliance Is Fixated on the Wrong Target
Being compliant with the rule is important, but it's not necessarily where the plaintiffs' bar will take aim.
The 5 Levels of Fiduciary
Fiduciaries are becoming ubiquitous … and that’s a problem.
United Airlines and the Fiduciary Paradox
If we want to provide excellent service, we need to convince regulators that more rules will not translate into better outcomes, Don Trone writes.
Specific ERISA Fiduciary Standard Lacking: Don Trone
On Jan. 22, 2011, the SEC officially released its long-awaited study on the appropriate standard of care for investment advisers and broker-dealers.
What a 'Harmonized' Fiduciary Standard Should Look Like
Now that the SEC has the duty to study and mandate fiduciary conduct for advice providers, discussion turns to what that means.