House Bar on SEC Fiduciary Rule Likely DOA in Senate
It's “unlikely that the Senate will agree” to prohibit the SEC from making a uniform fiduciary rule, says IAA's David Tittsworth.
GOP Blocks SEC User Fees From Spending Bill
House Republicans rejected Rep. Maxine Waters’ attempt to amend an appropriations bill by adding her user-fees legislation to help boost advisor exams.
Texas Billionaire’s Odd Way of Saving Heirs Some Tax Dollars
It's not actually a good idea to lose $2.8 billion to save $1.1 billion in taxes.
‘New Round’ of Fiduciary Feedback May Be Needed: SEC Markets Chief
Development of a list of fiduciary rulemaking possibilities "is still in process,” SEC's Stephen Luparello said.
House Appropriations OKs Smaller SEC Budget Boost Despite Complaints
Committee votes to give the SEC a $50 million budget boost, not the $350 million requested by Obama.
Wealthy Clintons Use Trusts to Limit Pain of Estate Taxes
Bill and Hillary Clinton have long supported an estate tax to prevent the domination of inherited wealth. That doesn’t mean they want to pay it.
House Appropriations to Hold Wednesday Vote on SEC Budget
SEC Chairwoman White told lawmakers Obama's $1.7 billion budget would permit the SEC to increase advisor exams.
Prudential, MetLife Gain After Senate Eases Dodd-Frank for Insurers
Prudential and MetLife rallied after the Senate approved a bill giving Federal Reserve regulators more flexibility in applying capital rules to the biggest life insurers.
Condoleezza Rice at Insite: ‘America Cannot Afford to Be Tired’
The former secretary of state says the U.S. must be strong and clear about its role of protecting “free markets and free people.”
IRS Says It Will Revise Rules on Political Nonprofit Groups
Following political uproar from many sides, agency said it will revise rules on 401(c)(4) groups before holding public hearings.