White Promises ‘Clarity’ on Fiduciary
While SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White said in mid-November that the agency had not yet decided “whether to do something or what to do” regarding a fiduciary rulemaking, White said she planned to provide “clarity” as to her position regarding a uniform fiduciary rule in the “short term.”
The SEC Is Broken
The Securities and Exchange Commission has three primary mandates: to protect investors; to maintain fair, orderly and efficient markets; and to facilitate capital formation.
Millionaires Do Not Need Protection: SEC’s Gallagher
SEC chairwoman insists accredited investor definition will be reviewed; Commissioner Gallagher says “millionaires can fend for themselves.”
SEC’s White to Provide ‘Clarity’ on Her Fiduciary Stance
Where does SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White stand on a uniform fiduciary rule? No one knows, but that may soon change.
Dodd-Frank Rulemaking Like ‘Shoveling Manure’: SEC’s Gallagher
The SEC won “the Dodd-Frank ‘booby prize,’ and we are still paying the price over four years later,” said SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher.
Roper Urges SEC Chief to Move on Fiduciary With Split Vote
Chairwoman Mary Jo White “gives every impression” that a uniform fiduciary rulemaking is “a personal priority for her,” says consumer advocate Barbara Roper.
What's Next for the Fiduciary Standard?
While the industry awaits a decision by the SEC on whether it will move forward with a uniform fiduciary rule for brokers and advisors, fiduciary advocates will engage this month in a debate about the importance of the two fiduciary rulemakings being considered by the SEC and the DOL.
Dodd-Frank: Four Years Later
As the fourth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act's passage into law hit in late July, regulators and lawmakers aired their opinions about how the financial reform law is working—or not.
Some Money Market Funds Have to Be Honest With You
New SEC rules create a two-tier system: institutions get to know the cold hard truth about their investments' value, but individuals are still coddled.
SEC Warned to Halt Money Market Fund Rule Release
Financial Services Roundtable tells SEC to deal with money fund rule's "tax consequences" before moving ahead.