Senators Ask SEC Chief to Mull Further Cyber Rules After EDGAR Hack
Clayton plans to testify that he's "deeply concerned" about the breach and to lay out for lawmakers what an SEC fiduciary rule should look like.
In Battle for AUM, Gen X Is Advisors’ Secret Weapon
The high-net-worth story is increasingly a Gen X story, according to Tony Stich of Advicent.
State-Registered Advisors Need More Cyber Prep
State securities exams found nearly 700 deficiencies involving cybersecurity, NASAA says; the group offers a cybersecurity checklist.
Navigating Digital Advice: A Four-Step Roadmap
Fidelity believes the following four steps provide a roadmap to consider when integrating digital advice into your firm.
Open Banking Is Key to Bank Innovation: Report
A report from Aite Group suggests that to better serve financial customers, banks should begin implementing open APIs.
Raymond James Adds $170M Morgan Stanley Duo, Shares Financial Update
The firm boosted assets, fees and commissions in August and in September had "elevated expenses" tied to Hurricane Irma.
Taking a ‘Textbook’ Approach to Tech
In 2013, Weston Financial had reached a stalemate. The technology platform Weston had been using – which was not robust enough to carry Weston forward – was being decommissioned by the vendor.
Fi360 Updates Fiduciary Focus Toolkit
Fi360 recently announced that it is updating its Fiduciary Focus Toolkit with new reporting capabilities for financial advisors.
Envestnet | Tamarac Expands Single-Sign-On Capability With New Integration
Envestnet | Tamarac has a new integration partner, Okta, which provides identity management solutions.
5 Big IBD Deals Dwarf RIA Mergers in 2017
Five large IBDs “are helping to shape the IBD channel into a concentration of a small number of large firms,” Fidelity reports.