Questions Arise on Broker Protocol Manager as Morgan Stanley Exits
The law firm in charge of the agreement has powerful clients who are signatories, which could cause conflicts, two attorneys say.
Stifel to Buy Ziegler Wealth, Add Up to 57 Advisors
The broker-dealer could increase its level of client assets by some $5 billion.
Bruckenstein, Welsh to Offer Top Tech Tips for Advisors
Nov. 2 webinar will highlight what IT insiders think about CRM, cybersecurity and other issues influencing financial advisors and their business-growth plans.
What Morgan Stanley’s Broker Protocol Exit Means for Advisors
Morgan Stanley says the accord has become unsustainable; a recruiter says the policy change could make it harder for advisors to leave.
Franklin Templeton to Launch 16 Passive ETFs
With fees of 9 to 19 basis points, the fund firm joins the low-priced ETF space with country-specific and regional products.
On High Alert
A powerful firestorm is destroying lives and property in the northern sections of the San Francisco Bay Area as we go to print. The loss of life and property is horrific, and the smoke-filled air has had serious consequences on the wider region, as well.
Independent Firms Highlight Key Issues, Growth Trends at Conferences
John Rooney warmly greeted over 860 advisors and about 780 other guests to Commonwealth Financial Network's nationwide gathering, which took place in mid-October in San Diego.
LPL’s Advisor Force Dipped in Past Year
Q3 net new advisory assets grew by $6.9 billion from a year ago, but net new brokerage assets experienced outflows.
Advisor Group Adding Succession, Communications Platforms
It also formed a council to help address the financial risks of longer lifespans.
$2B Trilogy Group Transitions From NPH to LPL
In other news, Ameriprise recruits Wells Fargo reps with nearly $370 million in assets.