The IA 25 for 2014
This is our 12th annual IA 25 list, bringing together the most influential people in and around the advisor industry.
Commercial Property Deals Heading for 10-Year High
Commercial property transaction volume in 2016 will exceed 2006 levels, reaching $430 billion, according to a U.S. real estate forecast released Tuesday.
Prudential Retirement Names Reddy Head of Investment
In this newly created role, Srinivas Reddy will be responsible for all aspects of the investment and retirement income businesses.
ECB Evaluations Raise Reporting Questions
How should the ECB evaluate the 128 systemically important banks across the eurozone for which it will soon be responsible?
New Hire Roundup: Obama Taps Massad as CFTC Chief
Meanwhile, SEC named Gaunt chief of enforcement division’s municipal securities and public pensions unit, Rob Jasminski joined Citi Private Bank and more.
Will U.K.’s Entry Into Islamic Finance Help Boost Growth?
The U.K intends to enter the world of Islamic finance with the issuance of an Islamic bond and the creation of an Islamic index.
Islamic Pension Shift May Boost Investment Opportunities
Asset management industries in Asia and the Middle East may find a surprising boost to growth in the form of Islamic pension funds.
Remembering Lucretia Mott: Where Women in Financial Services Stand Now
While women in America continue to be underestimated and underappreciated, those in the workplace—especially in financial services—are now in the unique position of calling the shots.
Wealth Managers Look to Technology to Free Up Time for Clients
Wealth management firms will focus on leveraging technology to provide a better experience for clients and advisors over the next two to five years, according to a new survey released Monday by Ernst & Young.
New Hire Roundup: LPL Financial Welcomes Lochan
This week in new hires, Brendt Stallings and Husam Nazer joined DoubleLine, the MSRB board announced that it is looking for a few good applicants, and Citi named two new co-presidents.