Massachusetts Distributes $3 Million to 14,000 Swindled Investors
Massachusetts said 14,000 investors have received a total of $2.9 million in settlements related to the illegal TelexFREE pyramid scheme.
Think FATCA Requirements Only Apply to Foreign Entities? Think Again
U.S. individuals and entities with foreign financial assets may be required to file Form 8938 with the IRS.
Craigslist Ponzi Scheme Snares Retired Teacher: State Regulators
Regulators in Massachusetts and Alabama issue cease-and-desist orders against Premiere Asset Management for orchestrating a Craigslist-based scheme.
Retire Abroad? Not So Fast
Clients interested in overseas retirement need education and advice about the possible pitfalls.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: BHP Billiton to Pay $25M Over Olympics Invites
Meanwhile, FINRA has censured and fined EDI Financial Inc. for failing to have supervisory procedures in place for sales of private placements.
Taxpayer Advocate Urges IRS to Ease FATCA Rules for Americans Abroad
The IRS' Taxpayer Advocate says some Treasury and IRS reporting requirements should be merged for Americans living overseas with legitimate local bank accounts.
SEC Charges Ex-JPMorgan Advisor With Stealing $20M From Clients
Michael Oppenheim told clients he would buy them safe muni bonds but instead lost their money in "highly unprofitable" options trading, the SEC said.
5 Common Client Pitfalls in Retirement Planning
Retirement has been a hot topic among pundits, politicians and financial experts for a while, but today's level of longevity risk is a new phenomenon.
Getting the Right Tools for Financial Planning, Asset Management
I've changed my financial planning software, and have re-upped for Morningstar Advisor Workstation, with one very nice addition: YCharts.
If You Can’t Beat Robo-Advisors, Become One
AutoPilot aims to provide advisors with their own private-labeled automated asset management engine to neutralize the robo-advisor threat.