Kicking SEC’s Fiduciary Efforts Back Into Gear
Barbara Roper of the CFA and others discussed ways to get the SEC to move forward on proposing a fiduciary rule on a conference call Wednesday.
Fiduciary Rule Could Be Years Away: Industry Experts
Knut Rostad, president of the Institute for the Fiduciary Standard, told AdvisorOne on Wednesday that regulators will most likely "continue to punt" the fiduciary issue.
New York on Solid Ground to Sanction Standard Chartered, Experts Say
Experts in the U.S. and abroad say that the bank's internal e-mails give the New York regulator a basis for its unilateral action.
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.
New SEC Committee to Put Retail Investors First
“Many individual investors feel like they are under siege,” SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar said at the group's first meeting.
Goldman’s Blankfein Feels ‘Shame’ for Underestimating Firm’s Importance
The Goldman CEO believes firm is still ‘vampire squid’ is eyes of consumer.
Sallie Krawcheck Joins Board of Gold Bullion International
Sallie Krawcheck, one of the financial industry’s most well-known—and controversial—executives has joined the advisory board of Gold Bullion International, the company announced Wednesday.
Blistering Criticism of JOBS Bill May Push Senate Changes
A House bill intended to benefit business startups and stimulate job creation has been so sharply criticized on its way to the Senate that opponents may prevail in strengthening consumer protections they say were trashed.
JOBS Bill Under Fire by SEC, NASAA, Consumer Advocates
A bill that started out as seven separate pieces of legislation intended to benefit business startups and stimulate job creation is coming in for criticism as it heads to the Senate, as opponents say that it does away with consumer protection.
The Client. The Client. The Client.
The last words of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur’s farewell speech at West Point went like this: “…when I cross the river, my last conscious thoughts will be of the Corps, the Corps, the Corps.”