Judge Says CFP Board ‘Followed Its Own Rules’ in Disciplining Camardas
The judge said there was no evidence that the CFP board had been motivated by bad faith or ill will.
Enforcement: Chase to Pay $136M Over Debt Collection Practices
Meanwhile, FINRA barred five brokers for a sham private placement offering.
Judge Dismisses Camardas’ Case Against CFP Board
The Board is pleased that the case was dismissed based on “deficient legal claims without the need for a trial,” stated CFP Board's Mohrman-Gillis.
Does Gay Marriage Ruling End a Financial Planning Niche?
The workarounds that advisors in many states created to provide same-sex couples with legal benefits now must be unwound.
10 More Wealthy Donors Take the Giving Pledge
The global Giving Pledge initiative created by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates has grown to 137 signatories.
SEC: Intrastate Crowdfunding Rules Predate Internet, Need an Update
The SEC wants to modernize the rules that govern state-based crowdfunding in order to make intrastate offerings easier, Chairwoman White says.
Massachusetts, Montana Sue SEC Over JOBS Act
The states are unhappy with the capital-raising provisions, known as Regulation A+, which bar them from regulating some small offerings.
10 Worst States for Military Retirees: 2015
The average enlisted servicemember retires from military duty at 43, and many have trouble re-entering the work force.
NASAA Adopts Model Succession Plan Rules
The rules are meant to be a roadmap for states. The SEC is developing its own succession planning rules for RIAs.
10 Best & Worst States for High-Income Taxpayers
Income, property and sales taxes can really add up in some states, according to the Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy and WalletHub.