Watchdog Slams Sen. Johnson for DOL Fiduciary Comments
Committee for the Fiduciary Standard says senator’s charge that a DOL rule requiring fiduciary advice on retirement would hurt ordinary Americans is “just not true.”
FSI Boosts Lobbying on Federal, State Levels
With 10 staffers working the federal and state beats—and three more to be hired this year—the FSI is flexing its advocacy muscles.
Cetera Rolls Out Marketing Platform, Leaves Schorsch Drama in Dust
CEO Larry Roth says the network of broker-dealers is focused on building advisor results.
Cetera, LPL, Ladenburg Losing Appetite for M&A, Their Execs Say
After long acquisition sprees in recent years, execs from Ladenburg, LPL and Cetera express little interest in more BD deals at FSI OneVoice.
FSI Chair Blasts White House Fiduciary Memo as ‘Offensive’
FSI Chairman and Cetera President Antoniades says the memo's "ignorance" is "frankly offensive"; FSI also says it’s fighting FINRA's CARDS plan.
New Hire Roundup: John Mendez Nominated to Be SIPC Chairman
In another personnel move, Craig Anzlovar has joined Pioneer Investments as fixed income client portfolio manager.
FSI Taps Cetera, First Allied Exec as Vice Chairman
Adam Antoniades takes on a new role at FSI, while Richard Lampen of Ladenburg Thalmann gets a new title as well.
First Allied Launching More Platforms Thanks to RCAP, Schorsch
CEO Adam Antoniades describes the latest offerings and says plaintiffs' attorneys are using the media to cast a bad light on the BD industry.
Roth Replaces RCAP’s Brown as Schorsch Defends Move
Schorsch tells ThinkAdvisor that he adamantly denies allegations that RCAP is turning into an "ole boys' club" as the respected Valerie Brown leaves Cetera.
Nicholas Schorsch, the Mission of a Man: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
Believe it or not, it’s been less than a year since real estate investor Nicholas Schorsch started making headlines for his IBD buys.