20 Best Ways to Fix Dodd-Frank Act
Former Sen. Chris Dodd says his namesake financial reform law is "working pretty well." But the Bipartisan Policy Center sees room for improvement.
Tibergien, Shea: How Advisors Can Rebuild Industry Image
The Pershing and BNY executives at INSITE outline steps advisors should take to boost business and financial literacy.
SEC’s Schapiro Expects Fiduciary Standard Proposal in 2013
"The passage of time has not discouraged me at all," Schapiro said at SIFMA's annual meeting on Wednesday. "The devil is in the details, but I’m more confident that we will get it done, not less.”
Greenspan to Wall Street: Drop Dead
At SIFMA’s annual meeting in New York, former Fed chairman advocates letting big banks fail.
Hedge Fund Managers Charged With Ripping Off Investors, Including a Retired Teacher
The SEC charged one manager with stealing more than $500,000 from a retired schoolteacher who thought she was investing her retirement savings in a hedge fund.
Advice for the Next President; High Returns With Low Risk: September Research—Slideshow
The September issue of Research puts a prime focus on the upcoming election. In "Where Will They Steer Us?" Nicole Gelinas of the Manhattan Institute looks at Wall Street reform. In "A Bold New Direction," Senior Editor Kenneth Silber sketches out a radical tax overhaul. Other highlights of the issue...
On Dodd-Frank’s 2nd Birthday, Should Investors Celebrate?
Individual investors have not witnessed dramatic regulatory changes favoring investors over the past two years, but they seem to be voting with their assets, moving them more toward fiduciary advisors.
Puzzling Over Dodd-Frank, Profiting From Social Networks: July Research—Slideshow
In Research magazine's July cover story, Manhattan Institute scholar Nicole Gelinas ennumerates ongoing uncertainties about the landmark legislation's scope and significance. Also in the issue, Ellen Uzelac looks at social media's potential.
SEC Redefines ‘Accredited Investors’ Under Dodd-Frank
Value of primary residence won’t count toward net worth calculation required to invest in Reg D securities.
SEC Launches Whistleblower Webpage to Report Violations
With the official launch of its Whistleblower office on Friday, the SEC also launched a webpage that allows individuals to report a violation of the federal securities laws and apply for a financial award.