Fidelity Launches Fiduciary Program to Support Retirement Advisors
Fidelity recently launched a new program to help advisors meet their fiduciary responsibilities when advising retirement plan clients.
Wells Fargo, LPL, Raymond James to Repay $30M to Charities, Retirement Plans
Wells Fargo, Raymond James and LPL failed to waive mutual fund sales charges that more than 50,000 accounts were entitled to, FINRA says.
SEC Enforcement: AlphaBridge Capital, Deloitte & Touche Charged
SEC charged a hedge fund with a fraudulent fund valuation scheme; Deloitte & Touche hit with violating auditor independence rules.
Untangling the FATCA Web for Hedge Funds (Next Up: GATCA)
Think that since there is no IRS registration reqirement, U.S.-domiciled funds aren’t subject to FATCA? Think again.
SEC: Ex-Broker Sold Clients Fake CDs With 12% Interest
Former advisor Malcolm Segal is accused of a $15.5 million Ponzi scheme involving bank CDs — some real and some nonexistent.
Goldman Sachs Pays Fine for Roiling Options Market in 2013
Goldman agreed to pay a $7 million fine to settle regulatory claims that it sent thousands of mistaken orders.
FINRA Earnings Surge as Fines Double
The self-regulator collected more than twice the amount of fines in 2014 as it did a year earlier, though the number of fines fell.
Buddy Donohue, Back at SEC, Could Boost Chances of VA Summary Prospectus Rule
Former SEC Commissioner Troy Paredes says there's "opening for movement" on such a rule.
FSI Tells Lawmakers Why DOL Fiduciary Plan Is U.N.W.O.R.K.A.B.L.E.
FSI "fact sheet" uses each letter in the word "unworkable" to explain the current DOL redraft’s faults.
SEC Makes Its First Bust in New Data-Driven Push
Did a Wisconsin advisor cherry-pick profitable trades? SEC's simulation showed the odds that he had merely gotten lucky were less than one in a million.