Financial Services Is Industry Most at Risk for a Mega-Cyberattack: AIG Survey
The survey of cybersecurity experts found that an attack on 5-10 companies simultaneously is highly likely this year, and much broader attacks are possible.
Tamarac Is Fixing Advisors' Software Pet Peeves
Envestnet | Tamarac is working hard to reduce the number of clicks it takes to get something done, Chief Technology Officer Brandon Rembe said.
Supporting the Entrepreneurial Advisor
Growing up behind the Iron Curtain in Kiev, Ukraine, Docupace founder Michael Pinsker had always admired Americans' spirit of entrepreneurial freedom.
SEC’s Piwowar Warns About ‘SAFE’ Crowdfunding Instrument
"Despite its name, a so-called SAFE is neither ‘simple’ nor ‘safe,’” SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar says of simple agreements for future equity.
The 2 Most Important Questions Advisors Should Ask Clients
William Coppel of First Clearing tells ThinkAdvisor that advisors typically ask clients “a list of 55 questions” but need to boil that down.
Fintech Firms Primary Targets for Cybercrime Attacks
The growth in attacks outpaced the number of transactions by 50%, according to a report by ThreatMatrix.
Dynasty Rolls Out New Funding Plan for RIAs
Called revenue participation notes, the liquidity options lets advisors raise funds without selling their practices.
BlackRock’s Fink: Tech to Overtake Its Money Managers Soon
The CEO of the world’s largest asset manager says its technology will replace traditional money management as its prime revenue driver.
LPL Fined $1M Over Credit Union Rep Failures
Mystery shopper in Massachusetts finds info on bonuses and other compensation "inconsistent and misleading."
Staying Out of the Technology Penalty Box
“Advisors used to be able to avoid the penalties associated with being late adopters of technology; however, that is no longer the case,” Joel Bruckenstein said recently.