Luis Aguilar, Ron Carson Join Institute for the Fiduciary Standard Advisory Board
Dan Solin and Woodrow Leake were also named to the board featuring John Bogle and Tamar Frankel.
Flat Fees in the UK: Different Country, Same Lame Arguments
Exploring the notion that paying a onetime commission for "advice" is less costly than paying an annual AUM fee.
Can Brokers and Agents Act in Their Clients’ Best Interests?
A reader accuses me of unfairly comparing the dings of broker-dealer firms to those of RIA firms. I reply in my modest way.
Hoping for a Regulatory Miracle
Many advisors would love some common sense to be exercised in 2017 with respect to the DOL's fiduciary rule.
A Conversation on Conflicts of Interest
Legally requiring an advisor to act in the best interests of their clients 'does not solve the problem,' argues a reader. I respond.
Wells Fargo to Keep Commission-Based Retirement Accounts
The bank outlines steps being taken to support "client choice" under the DOL fiduciary rule.
In DOL/Post-DOL Fiduciary World, RIAs Need to Re-Differentiate
How RIAs should respond to what's likely to be a new wave of deregulation.
DOL Fiduciary Rule Infringes on Advisors’ Freedom of Speech, Lawsuit Claims
U.S. District judge in Texas hears a First Amendment argument against the Labor Dept.’s fiduciary rule under ERISA.
Are Robo-Advisors Really Better Fiduciaries Than RIAs?
Yes, digital advice platforms offer low fees, but is that enough to make them superior fiduciaries, or even fiduciaries at all?
Deciphering ‘BICE-Lite’ in the DOL Fiduciary FAQs
DOL’s streamlined provision for recommendations of distributions and rollovers by “Level Fee Fiduciaries” is useful, but strings are attached.