2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year—Scenario 3: SEC Imposes Fiduciary Standard on Reps
How would top BDs handle this scenario? "In many ways," says Eric Schwartz of Cambridge, "we're in a fiduciary world already."
Advocates: The 2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year
The 2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year are unabashed proponents of the independent BD model and, yes, their own firms.
Amy Webber, Cambridge’s Optimist: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
“Starting with the fact that we can’t control things like the market and economy or regulation, I’m wildly optimistic about our industry,” Webber said.
The 2014 IA 25 on the Next Generation of Advisors and Clients
Advisors and their clients are aging together. What does that mean for the industry?
The IA 25 for 2014
This is our 12th annual IA 25 list, bringing together the most influential people in and around the advisor industry.
Survival Strategies for IBDs
What will the industry look like 10 years from now? What it will take for advisors and broker-dealers to survive that long?
Tibergien: Time to Move Beyond ‘Serving Dead and Dying’
Mark Tibergien has a tongue-in-cheek warning to BDs on looking toward the future.
National Financial Chief Sees ‘Tremendous Opportunity’ for Survivors of BD Consolidation
National Financial chief says “weak players have been winnowed out” of the broker-dealer space, with successful firms leveraging their partners.
Top BD Execs Predict What Industry Will Look Like in 10 Years
Tony Batman and Amy Webber look at what strategies will succeed and fail, and how advisors can survive.
FSI Celebrates 10th Anniversary ‘Where the Action Is’
Business consultant John Spence kicked off FSI OneVoice with a blizzard of advice for the nearly 800 IBD attendees.