SEC Fines KBR for Rules Stifling Whistleblowers
KBR Inc. violated the whistleblower protection rule by using "improperly restrictive language" in its confidentiality agreements, the SEC says.
CFPB’s Independent Funding Nixed in Senate Budget Plan
GOP senator calls CFPB “a rogue agency,” but consumer groups say independent funding shields it from Wall Street pressure.
New Hire Roundup: Wilmington Trust Adds Managers, NJ Office
Meanwhile, U.S. Bank's Private Client Reserve added a trust relationship manager and a wealth management advisor in Los Angeles.
50-Year-Old Singapore Preps for Future Growth Despite Challenges
The Singaporean government has a strong track record, and investors believe it’s capable of the right kind of planning to remain a leading economy.
New Hire Roundup: Merrill Adds Wealth Management Teams in Florida, New York
Meanwhile, Barclays named Jay O'Neil regional manager for wealth and investment management in Los Angeles.
Cigars, Etc.: Cuban Development on Cuban Terms
Although it is going to take some more time before the U.S. trade and investment embargo is fully lifted, Cuba presents an incredible investment opportunity.
NY Attorney General Floats Whistleblower Incentive Bill
Whistleblower law "will be the strongest, most comprehensive in the nation, and is long overdue for a state with the world’s most important financial markets."
New Hire Roundup: Loring Ward Names Schwab’s Farasat CIO
Meanwhile, Peter Cai has become Global Atlantic Financial Group's chief risk officer.
10 Best Websites for Financial Advisors: 2015
Dalbar’s quarterly review reveals which fund company sites offer advisor-specific and easily accessible content.
NAPFA Elects Moore Board Chairman for 2015 Term
Current board treasurer Frank Moore will serve as chairman-elect and remain as treasurer until his term begins on Sept. 1.