Sen. Warren Floats Bill to Stop Credit Checks by Employers
The Equal Employment for All Act would prohibit employers from requiring potential employees to disclose their credit history when applying for a job.
‘Dissident’ Candidate Elected to FINRA Board
Brian Kovack campaigned on the need to reform FINRA's arbitration process, exams and registration disclosures.
‘Dissident’ Candidate Vies for FINRA Board Seat
With FSI's endorsement, securities attorney Brian Kovack is running against FINRA's chosen candidate to push for "immediate reforms" in three areas.
FSI Adds 500 New Advisor Members From Geneos, Kovack
Independent BD group adds new members through subsidies from two member firms: Geneos Wealth Management and Kovack Securities.
Finding the retirement planning sweet spot
It's all blowing up; Which is good and bad for the independent broker/dealer space. An unprecedented recruiting environment, fee-based assets in crisis, boomer clients freaking...
Kovack Father and Son Join NASD Group
In what may be a first for the industry, Ron Kovack and son Brian Kovack of Kovack Securities in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., now hold NASD...