New White House Comm Chief Scaramucci Supports Trump's Tweets
“He’ll use social media ... it's very important for him to express his identity,” said Scaramucci.
FINRA Advances Crackdown on Bad Brokers
FINRA also wants the SEC to allow the SRO to expand its pool of “non-arbitrators.”
Bill to Repeal DOL Fiduciary Rule Passes House Panel
Also, Trump’s DOL releases spring reg agenda as industry prods Labor to extend Jan. 1 compliance date, RFI comment period.
CFP Board Unveils Exam Prep Toolkit
“This toolkit demystifies the exam and helps candidates start their journey on the right foot,” says CFP Board’s Loper.
Cybersecurity Still Top Compliance Concern for Advisors: Poll
Form ADV, custody rule, branch office compliance also tops IAA's annual poll
SEC Approves FINRA Rule to Streamline Exams
The new rule also facilitates “opportunities for professionals seeking to enter or re-enter the securities industry,” said FINRA’s Axelrod.
Markup of Anti-DOL Fiduciary Rule Bill Set for Wednesday
The Education and Workforce Committee will mark up the Affordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act.
Social Security to Be Depleted in 17 Years: Trustees
All Social Security beneficiaries are on track to face a 23% benefit cut in 2034, says Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.
Fiduciary Debate Rages On as Wagner Pushes DOL Rule Alternative
Rep. Ann Wagner says the best interest standard her new bill proposes "applies to both investment and retirement accounts, unlike Labor’s rule."
Fitch: Robo-Advice a Net Positive for Wealth Managers
Automated advice “should allow for better client interactions and better client segmentation,” Fitch analysts say.