Merrill Adds Putnam to Retirement-Plan Suite
According to BofA, some 2,300 Merrill Lynch advisors sell defined-contribution plans, which now have about $26.5 billion in assets.
Labor Dept. Slaps BofA for Firing Countrywide Whistleblower
Bank of America was ordered to rehire and pay $930,000 to a whistleblower who had exposed improprieties at Countrywide Financial. DOL said the firing violated the whistleblower-protection provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley.