OPINION Column: Don Trone on 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.
Dodd Reform Bill POV: Mark Plotkin, Partner at Covington & Burling
The Senate passed its version of the financial services reform bill May 20, by a 59-39 vote. After the sweeping reform bill passed, Mark E. Plotkin, a lawyer based in Washington, gave his opinion on the bill to Gil Weinreich, Editor of Research magazine.
Dodd Reform Bill POV: Knut A. Rostad, Committee for Fiduciary Standard Chairman
The bill's absence of any regulation of brokers who act like advisors is stupefying.
Dodd Reform Bill POV: Harvey Pitt, Former SEC Chairman
Before the Senate passed its reform bill, the Restoring Financial Stability Act, on Thursday, May 20, former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt, who's now the CEO of Kalorama Partners, detailed his viewpoints on financial services reform to Investment Advisor.
Dodd Reform Bill POV: Dr. Lewis Altfest, CEO of Altfest Personal Wealth Management
The Senate passed its version of financial services reform, S. 3217, on Thursday, May 20, by a 59-39 vote. After the sweeping reform bill passed, Dr. Lewis Altfest gave his opinion on the bill to John Sullivan, Editor in Chief of AdvisorBiz.com.
Dodd Reform Bill POV: Dale E. Brown, Financial Services Institute President
The Senate passed its version of the financial services reform bill on May 20. Before the reform bill passed, Dale E. Brown gave his opinion on the pending bill to Robert F. Keane, Managing Editor of Investment Advisor.